Marissa LaRocca is an award-winning writer, coach, and the author of two #1 Amazon bestsellers, Starving in Search of Me: A Coming-of-Age Story of Overcoming an Eating Disorder and Finding Self-Acceptance (Mango, 2018), and Everyone Is a Freak: Anonymous Confessions About Sex, Sexuality, and Desire (Pilot Press, 2019). She is a graduate of the Purchase College Creative Writing Conservatory where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing. Marissa is also a 2012 graduate of Integrative Nutrition’s Health Coach Training Program.
Additionally, Marissa is the CEO and Founder of Pilot Press, a passion-driven company that works with new authors and influencers to write, edit, and publish books aimed to enlighten, empower, and transform our generation. Marissa has been featured in Go Magazine, Self Magazine, Glam, Elite Daily, Well+Good, Topic, Pretty Progressive, The Chrysalis Reader, and the Chill Times.
Marissa is also a contributing educator for the Institute for Integrative Nutrition's Emotional Eating Course. Connect with Marissa on Instagram @marissa.larocca or by visiting marissalarocca.com.