Mary Leary

Poet, Spoken Word Artist

3117 Polk Avenue
San Diego, CA 92104

Publications & Prizes

Poetry

Anthologies:
Hurricane Blues: Poems About Katrina and Rita (Southeast Missouri State University Press, 2006)
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Crimes of the Beats (Autonomedia, 1998)
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Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend: Women Writers on Baseball (Faber & Faber, 1994)
Chapbook:
Pretty Scary Jack O' Lanterns (Bread & Lightning, 1999)
Journals:
Arbor Vitae
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Arden
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Buffalo Bones
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Creekwalker
, ,
Fan Magazine
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Gypsy
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Kumquat Meringue
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Limestone Circle
,
MediaLeft
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Melic Review
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National Poetry Magazine of the Lower East Side
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Nerve
,
New Leaves Review
,
Poetry Conspiracy
,
Poetry Motel Wallpaper
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Public Illumination Magazine
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Red River Review
,
Stray Dog
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Vision Magazine
,
Wise Woman's Garden
,
Word Wrights

Spoken Word

Performances:
Open Door Books, San Diego, CA (2007)
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Chautauqua, Blaine Community Theater, Blaine, Wa. (2006)
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Driftwood Highway Anthology Performance, Lestat's, San Diego (2001)
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Border Books/Mission Valley, San Diego (2000)
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Justa Cuppa Coffee, San Diego (2000)
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Sonic Arts, San Diego (2000)
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Adams Avenue Street Fair, San Diego (1999)
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Border Books/Mission Valley, San Diego (1999)
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Clair de Lune Coffee Lounge - Poetic Ect. (sic) (1999)
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KPBS FM (1999)
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KPBS FM, San Diego (1999)
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Rendezvous Cafe, San Diego (1999)
,
The Book Garden, San Diego (1999)
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Twiggs Coffeehouse, San Diego, Ca. (1999)
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Art Walk, San Diego (1998)
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Clair de Lune Coffeehouse/Poetic Brew, San Diego (1998)
,
El Campo Ruse, San Diego (1998)
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Intersection House, San Diego State University (1998)
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KCR Radio, SDSU (1998)
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La Mama La Galleria, NYC (1998)
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Intersection House, San Diego State University (1997)
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El Campo Ruse (1996)
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El Campo Ruse - Native Tongues (1995)
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Woodbury University, Los Angeles (1995)
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Gallery 740, San Diego (1994)
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The Iguana Cafe, Los Angeles (1993)
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The Big Kitchen, San Diego (1992)
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Laguna Beach Public Library, Ca. (1991)
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The Better World Cafe (1991)
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King Tut's Wah-Wah Hut, NYC (1987)
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The Avenue B Garden, NYC (1985)
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Hardart Gallery, Washington, D.C. (1981)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Celtic American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Norfolk
Raised in: 
Many, including Spain
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Last update: Mar 20, 2009