Ann Marie is a Staff Writer for 30Seconds. She is a professor, speaker, award-winning writer, and mom. She is the author of the internationally-produced bullying-prevention play "Have You Filled a Bucket Today?" and award-winning picture book "Bucket Filling Fairy." Her book and play have been adapted into a musical by professional theatre company Virginia Rep. Ann Marie is a proud graduate of VCU and Le Moyne College. She is passionate about social justice, teaching, and theatre. In addition to writing, she enjoys traveling, crafting, reading (and her book club!). Ann Marie lives in Virginia with her husband, sons, and spoiled dog Phinnie.

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