Maria Polonchek5

Maria Polonchek

Writer

Maria Polonchek is a writer at Torch, a digital agency in San Francisco. She has published award-winning poetry, short stories, and essays in a variety of national publications. She is also the author of In Good Faith: Secular Parenting in a Religious Word. She holds her BA and MFA in English from the University of Kansas.

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6 Ways to Retain Your Development Team

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