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Mary Mackey

Mary Mackey

Author's Bio

Mary Mackey is the author of 13 novels including The Widow’s War (Berkley Books), and 5 collections of poetry, including Breaking the Fever (Mash Hawk Press). Her poems and novels, one of which made the New York Times bestseller list, have been translated into 12 languages and have sold over a million and a half copies. In Fall 2011, Marsh Hawk will release her new collection of poetry, Sugar Zone. Former Chair of PEN American Center, West, Mackey has also served on the Governing Board of PEN Oakland. She is a fellow of the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, a member of the St. Mary’s College Creative Writing Program Advisory Board, the Poetry Committee of the Northern California Book Awards, and The Authors Guild. In Spring 2009, the San Francisco Branch of the National League of American Pen Women established the Mary Mackey Short Story Prize. To learn more about her, you can visit www.marymackey.com or find her on Facebook.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
The Widow's War (Berkley Books, 2009), The Notorious Mrs. Winston (Berkley Books, 2007), Breaking The Fever (Marsh Hawk Press, 2006), Breaking the Fever (Marsh Hawk Press, 2006), Sweet Revenge, pen name Kate Clemens (Kensington Publications, 2004), The Stand In, pen name Kate Clemens (Kensington Publications, 2003), The Fires of Spring (Penguin, 1998), The Horses at the Gate (Harper Collins, 1996), The Year the Horses Came (Harper Collins, 1993), The Dear Dance of Eros (Fjord Press, 1987), A Grand Passion (Simon & Schuster, 1986)
Anthologies:
My California (Angel City Press, 2004)
Journals:
Book Passage Press, Switched-On Gutenberg

Mary Mackey Resume

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
The Tenth Parallel by Eliza Groswold

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Listing last updated: June 10, 2011

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Irish American
Prefers to work with:
Teachers
Fluent in:
English, French, Portuguese, Spanish
Born in:
Indianapolis, IN
Raised in:
Indianapolis, IN
Agent:
Barbara Lowenstein

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