Anne Marie (she/her) graduated with a Masters degree from the Universdade de Coimbra in Portugal where she published her children’s book, Mamã, porque sou uma ave?/Mommy, Why Am I a Bird? Since then she has spent a large part of her time as an educator and writer.
She earned first place in the Riot Act Regional New Play Festival in 2017 for her play, Love and Radio (and Zombies… Kind Of), and earned second place in 2018 for her play, Last. Only. Best. (Selected for publication by The Dallas Review, 2020). In 2019, her plays Miss Snicklefritz’ Murder Mystery, Indigo Siren, Last. Only. Best. and The Door, were blindly selected for The Wrights of Wyoming statewide play festival. The Door was selected for publication by The Progenitor Art & Literary Journal (2020). Her short play, Strangers, or Les Inconnus was published by Masque & Spectacle (2020), and her short play The Leaf Whisperer: A Work in Progress was selected as part of the 2020 Wrights of Wyoming play festival.
An avid storyteller, she performed in and won several Cabin Fever Story Slams and was selected by The Moth to perform in a "Main Stage" event in Jackson Hole, Wyoming in 2019.
Anne Marie's poems have appeared or will appear in The Alchemy Literary Journal, Brain Mill Press, Changing Womxn Collective, In Parentheses, Lucky Jefferson, Meniscus Journal, Muddy River Poetry Review, Other Worldly Women’s Press, Poets’ Choice, Passengers Journal, Skylight 47, Soliloquies Anthology, Unlimited Literature, Variant Literature, and The Voices Project.
She was selected as a 2020 Brain Mill Press National Poetry Month Editors' Pick poet.
She earned the 2020 Milestone Award presented by Wyoming Writers, Inc.
When she’s not teaching, writing, or performing, she’s reading, playing piano, working on crossword puzzles, or spending time with the loves of her life - her partner, Robert, and dog, Isabella Bird.