Marley I. Alburez

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Marley I. Alburez lives in New York and was born in 2006.

  • Marley has interviewed Kwame Alexander and Malala Yousafzai.
  • She enjoys drawing manga fantasy characters, writing short stories, and listening to anime film soundtracks.
  • In the future, she would like to be a graphic novelist.

“Writing stories helps me set up my ideas so I can transform them into art.”

Marley I. Alburez

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The Art of Writing Comic Books

Marley I. Alburez

August 7th, 2020

“What would make a great comic-book class?” This summer, our Kid Reporter found out.

This is America — From the Primaries to the Pandemic to the Protests

Marley I. Alburez

July 15th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter got ready to cover the 2020 presidential primary elections, and then everything changed.


Eyewitness: Coping With the Pandemic in Antigua and Barbuda

Marley I. Alburez

May 2nd, 2020

A Kid Reporter shares her experiences during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Bringing Opera to Children

Marley I. Alburez

March 19th, 2020

Rising star J’Nai Bridges wants kids to know that opera is accessible to everyone. 

A Visit to the Apollo Theater

Marley I. Alburez

February 21st, 2020

Our Kid Reporter visits one of the world’s most famous theaters in New York City’s historic Harlem neighborhood. 

The Creative Genius of Charles Addams

Marley I. Alburez

September 23rd, 2019

Our Kid Reporter visits Westfield, New Jersey, where the renowned New Yorker cartoonist and creator of “the Addams Family” grew up. 

Knock Down the House

Marley I. Alburez

May 9th, 2019

A new documentary profiles four ordinary women who decided to run for political office to call attention to the struggles of everyday Americans.

Watch Us Rise

Marley I. Alburez

March 22nd, 2019

What happens when high school girls get tired of being treated badly? Two authors explore the topic in their new novel.

A King Is Crowned

Marley I. Alburez

February 15th, 2019

At the Westminster dog show, a Wire Fox Terrier named King put his best paw forward.

Growing Up Black

Marley I. Alburez

January 23rd, 2019

Our Kid Reporter talks with Ibi Zoboi and other acclaimed authors about their new anthology, Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America.