Philana Marie Boles


United States

Based in Los Angeles, with a satellite desk in Ohio, I am a professional writer with over two decades of experience in journalism, fiction writing, publishing, editing, and interviewing.

My favorite beats are popular culture (film, television, entertainment news, and literature) youth topics and education, women and minorities, business, sports, health and wellness. As a devoted dog mom, I also have a desire to cover canine topics.

As a contributing film and tv critic and features writer, some of the celebrities that I have interviewed include:

-author Judy Blume
-Academy Award-nominated actress Rachel McAdams
-Academy Award-winning producer James L. Brooks
-actor Chad L. Coleman
-screenwriter and director Kelly Fremon Craig
-actor, Josh Duhamel
-actor Kevin Dillon
-actor Dan Bakkedahl,
-actress Abby Ryder Fortson
-actress Alba August
-actress Miranda Otto
actress Teresa Palmer, and more...

With an SEO-focused approach, I can deliver long-form or short-form content. Besides journalism, I have had four published novels by major publishers.

Here are some of my clips...

These Madonna Films Still Hold Up Today

Madonna: With over 335 million records sold, the best-selling female artist of all time also had at least two timeless acting performances.

Kite Tales
Here's a Secret About Diverse Books

by Philana Marie Boles Philana Marie Boles Since its inception in 2014, I have applauded the refreshing "We Need Diverse Books" initiative. Yet internally, as a multi-published author, I've also whimpered a weary cry whenever I see those words. I've wanted to remind anyone who will listen, "But we're here.