Meet 2021 Walter Odajnyk Memorial Scholarship Recipient Marcene Gandolfo
Marcene Gandolfo, a poet, writer, and educator, is a third-year student in Pacifica’s Mythological Studies program. Her poems have been published widely in literary journals, and her debut book, Angles of Departure, won Foreword Reviews’ Silver Award for 2014. She has taught writing and literature at several northern California universities, and currently leads workshops that explore writing and healing. In her dissertation, Marcene plans to study mythological resonances in contemporary poetry.