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Ashisha Mercer Edit Profile

also known as Marijane Mercer

Editor , illustrator

Ashisha Mercer, editor, illustrator. Served with Peace Corps, 1971-1973, Republic of Korea. Member of New Mexico Press Women.

Background

Mercer, Ashisha was born on September 8, 1944 in Vallejo, California, United States. Daughter of Lyle Russell Mercer and Louise Katherine (Bertuzzi) Brooks.

Education

Bachelor in English and Art, San Jose State University, 1966. Master of Arts, secondary teaching credentials, San Jose State University, 1967.

Career

Teacher Campbell Union High School, San Jose, California, 1967-1978. Stage manager Foothill Theatre Company, Nevada City, 1980-1982. Managing editor, illustrator Mothering Publications, Santa Fe, since 1982.

Partner High Mesa Press, Taos, New Mexico, since 1985.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor, illustrator: I Come as a Brother, 1985.

Membership

Served with Peace Corps, 1971-1973, Republic of Korea. Member of New Mexico Press Women.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hiking, biking, jogging, outdoors activities.

Connections

father:
Lyle Russell Mercer Brooks

mother:
Louise Katherine (Bertuzzi) Brooks