Creative writing in Manitoba's Interlake.

Marlene Ness

Marlene is a freelance writer and web designer, who lives in Ponemah by the beach. She writes poetry and short fiction, and has been passionate about prose her whole life. Marlene has had several of her poems and short stories published in literary magazines and contest publications over the years. Her work is often inspired by nature and metaphysical ideas.

Marlene has worked in diverse professions, including news reporter, communications coordinator, real estate agent, and computer tech.

When not writing or designing, Marlene can be found meditating or walking on the shores of Lake Winnipeg, with her dogs.

Marlene was our Featured Writer for August 2014. Her poem goldfish took first place in the 2014 Write on the Lake Contest and opposite shore took second place.

More recently, her poem conduit won first place in the 2015 Write on the Lake Contest.

View Marlene’s Poetry:

opposite shore




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