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Marlene Adelstein

Marlene is a writer and freelance book editor of novels, memoirs, and screenplays. Her debut novel, Sophie Last Seen, was just published by Red Adept Publishing.

Her personal essays have appeared in:,, and She has been awarded writing residencies to Yaddo, The MacDowell Colony, The Wurlitzer Foundation, Robert M. MacNamara Foundation among others. 

Prior to her editing career, she worked for over twenty years as an executive in feature film and television development for a variety of top Hollywood producers.

Marlene lives in New York’s Hudson Valley and can be found at or at