Mary Rose Somarriba is an award-winning journalist, editor, and speaker with fifteen years of experience in writing and editing. Mary Rose is editor of Verily Magazine, where she served as culture editor for more than five years and has written more than 150 articles. Prior, Mary Rose was editor of Natural Womanhood, managing editor of First Things, and managing editor of The New Atlantis.
Mary Rose's writing has appeared in USA Today, Verily Magazine, First Things, the Human Life Review, Public Discourse, the Institute for Family Studies, Natural Womanhood, The Federalist, National Review Online, and others. She has made appearances on C-SPAN, Al Jazeera, and Fox News.
In 2012, Mary Rose was awarded a Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship to research the connections between pornography and sex-trafficking, and she delivered remarks on the topic at Princeton University, Yale University, the University of Notre Dame, and the College of William & Mary. Mary Rose has organized and moderated numerous panel discussions for such organizations as the Ethics and Public Policy Center and the Catholic Information Center, including events televised on C-SPAN.
Mary Rose received her BA in Philosophy from Providence College in 2005, with minors in English Writing and French. She lives with her husband, four children, and dog in Cleveland, Ohio.