Marie Sherlock is an award-winning freelance writer, editor and author based in Portland, Oregon. Marie has written dozens of travel pieces as well as countless features, essays and opinion pieces. Her work has appeared in diverse publications, from Family Circle and Your Money to Northwest Travel & Life and Oregon Coast as well as a number of online sites including MapQuest (Travel/Parachute), EuropeUpClose, FrugalPortland and LivingOnTheCheap.
Marie began her freelance writing career after practicing law for over a decade. She worked as editor of Portland Parent, Metro Parent (now PDX Parent) and Portland Woman magazines and authored a book, Living Simply with Children (published by Random House/Three Rivers Press).