Maressa Brown Title: Contributor Education: Emerson College, B.S. in Journalism Maressa Brown (she/her) is a journalist, author, and astrologist who acts as one of Shape's resident astrology experts covering topics such as retrogrades and full moons, and predicting weekly and monthly horoscopes. She has nearly two decades of experience as a writer, reporter, and lifestyle editor for a variety of digital and print publications including InStyle, Parents, and Cosmopolitan. Maressa is a member of the International Society for Astrological Research (ISAR) and the Authors Guild. She graduated from Emerson College with a B.S. degree in journalism and is currently based in Los Angeles. Her first book, Raising Baby by the Stars: A New Parent’s Guide to Astrology, (Artisan) will be out on February 14, 2023. About Shape Shape is an award-winning digital fitness, wellness, and beauty destination that offers inclusive, trusted, and empowering expert-led guidance and advice for anyone at any point in their wellness journey. Our library of more than 11,000 stories reaches more than 7 million readers monthly who want to prioritize their health, have fun, and lead an active lifestyle while also cutting through the noise of quick fixes and unvetted fads.