Log In

Shelley F. Marlow Edit Profile


Shelley F. Marlow, American writer. Finalist Fence Magazine Contest for Summer Literature Seminars, Fellowship St. Petersburg, Russia; recipient Blue Ribbon, Gold Medal, Scholastic Art Awards, 1970-1971; Ahmanson Award, California Institute of the Arts, 1987, residency, Macdowell Colony, New Hampshire, 1992, residency Montescaglioso, Matera Region, Italy, Oreste (Italian art Group), 1999.


Marlow, Shelley F. was born on February 25, 1959 in Malden, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Robert E. and Beatrice Marlow.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Massachusetts College Art and Design, 1986. Master of Fine Arts, California Institute of Arts, 1986—1988.


Assistant director Estate of Charmion Von Wiegand, New York City, 2005. Freelance writer articles, reviews, interviews, art catalogues, 1997—2003. Awards juror Scholastic Writing Awards, New York City, 2002, Massachusetts College Art, Boston, 2003.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Two Augusts in a Row in a Row, Swann in Love Again in the Lesbian Arabian Nights. Author: (lyricist) (short musical) (un) Knot Turandot. Solo exhibition, Eels Chopped and Cooked (reviewed by Greg Masters for Cover Magazine, 1992).

      Author: (articles, interviews and reviews) for Zingmagazine, Gurl. Com, Wburg. Com, Sandbox Magazine, New Observations Magazine, Publishers Weekly, others.

      Exhibitions include The La Fontaine Fables Exhibition, Center for Advanced Art and Culture, Aix en Provence, France, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University Washington, Perogi Gallery Library., exhibitions include numerous others.


Donation of artworks and services Sandbox Arts Organization, The Coalition for the Homeless, 4 Walls Benefit, etc., New York City, 1994—2001. Member of Amnesty International.


  • Other Interests

    Bicycling, reading, singing, travel, cooking.


Life partner Martha R. Keith.

Robert E.

Beatrice Marlow