Marissa is a lifestyle journalist covering all things health, tech and personal finance. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, Vogue, Wall Street Journal, GQ, Cosmopolitan, SELF, Women’s Health, The Daily Beast, The Huffington Post, BBC Travel, Allure and more. After earning her degree in journalism and creative writing from Concordia University in her hometown of Montreal, Quebec, she went on to cover everything from Kylie Jenner’s birthday party for Teen Vogue to a mass murder for The Washington Post. Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global named her one of the top female creatives of 2019 and an influential woman to watch in 2018. She is currently working on her first novel and represented by Howland Literary. When she’s not writing for Mic, she’s running long distances, inventing recipes, and vacuuming obsessively, because, you know, kittens. You can follow her on Twitter at @Marissa__Miller and on Instagram at @marissamiller__.
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