Marie Parsons

About me

I live in New York City.

My first historical fiction sale is a short story entitled “The Speech of Hortensia” which will appear in the HerStory anthology in March 2013.

I am currently writing a novel set in the Second Punic War when Hannibal invaded Italy, when a handful of Italian cities defected to his cause. I have a second novel outlined, about Octavia, wife of Mark Antony. I also write fiction set in ancient Egypt.

On my personal blog at I offer reflective essays, reviews of novels, and excerpts from my works-in-progress,

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