Marnie Hanel

Marnie Hanel is a writer based in Portland, Oregon.

Marnie Hanel writes for the New York Times Magazine,, Departures, W, and Marie Claire.  She has also written for Sunset, Town & Country, and Bloomberg Businessweek. She grew up in the midwest and Seattle, where she attended Lakeside School. She was a Morehead scholar at UNC-Chapel Hill, and earned a master's in journalism from Columbia University. She worked on the editorial staff of Vanity Fair for four years before alighting to Portland, Oregon, where she lives with her husband, Jamie, and a feisty Bernese Mountain Dog named Winter. She co-wrote the independent romantic-comedy Missed Connections (May 2013.)