Sandra  Marinella, MA, MEd

Sandra Marinella, MA, MEd

Sandra Marinella, MA, MEd, is an award-winning writing teacher and the author of The Story You Need to Tell. She has taught thousands of students and fellow educators and presented hundreds of workshops to veterans, teachers, writers and cancer patients about the power of our personal stories and writing to heal, grow and transform our lives. Sandra founded the Story You Need to Tell Project, which provides workshops on the power of transformational storytelling and personal writing to increase well-being. Profits from her book support cancer research and provide educational scholarships to veterans and writers. She lives in Chandler, Arizona. Discover more at