Writing Portfolio


Print Journalism



Feature Series: LOOK BACK, ELYRIA

“The Artistic Life of Betty Bishop”

“Mind and Time: What We Talk About When We Talk About ‘Alzheimer’s'” (June 29, 2017: Section Feature Cover Story)










Sally Field Talks About Becoming Mrs. Lincoln 
Nov. 11, 2012 Interview with Sally Field: Special Section Feature

Michael Gottwald and “Beasts of the Southern Wild”
July 25, 2012 Interview with Film Producer Michael Gottwald: Weekend Supplement Cover Package

Sissy Spacek’s Wonderful Life
May 6, 2012 Interview with Sissy Spacek: Section Feature Cover Story

A Match Made in Cyber Heaven
Sept. 4, 2011 A First-Person Account of Online Dating: Section Feature Cover Story

Latitude Change Means Attitude Change
April 3, 2011 A Personal Essay

Online Journalism, Essays, and Blog Posts


“Why Does the Death of Philip Seymour Hoffman Sadden Us?” February 3, 2014

“Here Because He Wasn’t There: 12 Years After 9/11” September 11, 2013

“An Artist Before Radiation … and After” August 14, 2013

“Of Robert Redford, London, and the Power of Travel”  July 18, 2013

“The Uncertain Certainty of Moving” March 29, 2013

“Do You Believe in Luck?” January 31, 2013

“Don”t Look: She’s Not Who You Think She Is” January 8, 2013

“On Waking to a New Year Without Revelry” January 1, 2013

“Thank You for Shopping at the Man Store” December 10, 2012


Selected Publications As Marci Janas

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“Thank You, Mister President” 2009

 “Rare 1950s Jazz Photographs on View …”  February 20, 2009

 “Audra Skuodas: Turning Pathos into Ethos” October 1, 1999

“A Word for Diane Vreuls” October, 1996



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