Marie has written on a wide variety of topics. Her articles appear in regional, national, and international newspapers, magazines, and online markets. Her interests have led her in many directions. For example, journalism has given her a unique opportunity to:
“It was the Stolen Sisters report that really blew the lid off of the issue of missing women and brought it out into the public,” says Brenda Anderson, a religious studies instructor at Luther College at the University of Regina. But it was Amber Redman, she admits, who really drew her into the issue… READ MORE
[Gordon Savic] takes up some rolled-up papers from the bureau… acting awards, won at international theatre festivals. He puts his finger through a tear in one: They had come home one day to their 13th storey apartment in Sarajevo to discover a large-calibre shell had whizzed through the apartment window… tearing through their acievements as easily as through their lives… READ MORE
“Concepts like freedom and flexibility and “ideas about everyday life and lifestyle” (241) have spurred the growth of what Lise Herslund calls a “rural creative class” (235): people like the Fergusons, well educated with highly developed skill sets, who choose rural areas for their businesses… READ MORE
Marie is a dedicated and professional writer and has several thousand freelance articles to her credit (writing as Marie Powell, M.E. Powell, and Marie Powell Mendenhall). Her writing has given her the opportunity to:
- Tour Yann Martel’s Saskatoon
- Dig for Ammolite jewellery
- Respect northern communities
- Share a Project of Heart
- Measure cultural values
and more. She also contributes regularly to trade magazines and online news markets, such as:
and many others.
One of her passions is travel and writing about her adventures. Her first travel article, “Soaking up history in Ironbridge, Shropshire,” appears in travellady.com. Know of an idea that needs attention, or a place to suggest for a travel article? Contact Marie today.