OFF-ISLAND

2017

Off-Island is Marlene’s latest novel, published by Troubador, available now as an ebook.

When Krista impulsively walks out on her career as a professional dancer, it is the beginning of a new chapter in her life. She feels unsettled and excited by the sense of imminent change around her.  

UNDER THE INFLUENCE

1986

Marlene Hauser served as Associate Producer on ‘Under the Influence’, a CBS made-for-television movie.

A hard-hitting heart-breaking social drama detailing the devastating impact of a ‘respectable’ long-term alcoholic Noah Talbot on his family and personal life, a story marked by intelligence and laced with ironic wit. 

 Inspired by personal experiences as a child, Marlene created and developed “Under the Influence” whilst Director of Development at Cody Communications. Marlene hoped the movie would help people look at the attitudes surrounding alcoholics in a new light, especially where there were children involved. 

THE WRITER’S NEW YORK CITY SOURCE BOOK

1981

Marlene Hauser compiled  a guide containing information about organisations that poets, playwrights and writers could contact to help boost their careers. 

 “After reading it, one is left with the optimistic view that perhaps things are not quite so hopeless for the aspiring writer…” Henry Geldzahler, Cultural Affairs Commissioner

The cover was created by Seymour Chwast, graphic designer and illustrator.

PROJECT SECOND CHANCE

Whilst an executive at AETN Marlene was part of a team who raised funds bringing Project Second Chance to reality, securing support from Wal-Mart and 26 other corporations. Project second chance is a national program in the US, giving people who have dropped out of school the opportunity to gain credits towards a General Equivalency Diploma.