Maria Prudente

Writer + Journalist


Maria Prudente is a writer and journalist in New York City. 

In December of 2021, she broke the story of a third woman accusing actor Chris Noth of sexual assault in The Daily Beast.

Maria has written about feminist ethics as part of the #metoo movement and the George Floyd protests in her poetry. Other essays and poetry have appeared in Litro Magazine US, Prometheus Dreaming, and Cathexis Northwest Press. She spoke as a guest poet at the 2021 NYC Poetry Festival headlined by Terrance Hayes and won the non-fiction prize for Quarto Magazine’s 2021 spring issue. 

She holds a B.A. in Creative Writing from Columbia University and is currently pursuing her M.A. in Cultural Reporting and Criticism at New York University. 



Selected Writing

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Like Water” (Cathexis Northwest Press, 2020)

Rules of a Woman” (Cathexis Northwest Press, 2019)

Prose + Personal Essays

"A Girl Grows in Brooklyn" (Prometheus Dreaming, 2018)

"Things Behind The Sun" (Litro Magazine US, 2020) 

"Visitor" (Quarto Magazine, 2021)

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