Marina Rubin was born in Vinnitsa, Ukraine and immigrated to the United States in 1989. She attended Pace University on a Writing Scholarship from United Federation of Teachers and graduated with a Degree in Psychology and minor in Women’s Studies. Her first chapbook ‘Ode to Hotels’ (2002) was followed by ‘Once’ (2004) and ‘Logic’ (2007). Marina Rubin’s work has appeared in over eighty magazines and anthologies. She is an associate editor of Mudfish. Tribeca’s literary and art magazine, and a 2013 recipient of COJECO Blueprint Fellowship.