Marie is a dual-national of the United States and New Zealand who makes her home-base in Auckland, where she writes for NileGuide and Pocketcultures, and obsesses over the day she will be settled enough to have a dog. Fascinated by culture, identity and food, she is not averse to sticking her nose into many an unsuspecting cook’s kitchen to find out what’s going on. You can read more of her writing here and here.