Marlena Zapf

Marlena Zapf

Marlena Zapf has spent over two decades working in publishing and edtech. She is author of the trade book Underpants Dance (Dial, 2014) and of numerous leveled readers for educational publishers. She is the currently the Recruiting and Talent Manager for edtech content developer Six Red Marbles.

Upcoming Workshops with Marlena Zapf

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