Maria S. Picone

Maria S. Picone

Creative Nonfiction Contributor

Maria S. Picone (she/her/hers) writes, paints, and teaches from her home in South Carolina. Her writing has been published in Kissing Dynamite, Ligeia, and Q/A Poetry, among others. A Korean adoptee, Maria often explores themes of identity, exile, and social issues facing
Asian Americans. She received an MFA in fiction from Goddard College and holds degrees in philosophy and political science. You
can find more on her website,, or Twitter @mspicone.

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Works in Nightingale & Sparrow

Nature Sketches