Mary Potter Kenyon

Creative Nonfiction Writer

1161 Rush Street
Dubuque, IA 52003
Phone: 
563-235-9408

Author's Bio

Mary Potter Kenyon graduated from the University of Northern Iowa and is a certified grief counselor. She works as Program Coordinator for the Shalom Spirituality Center in Dubuque, Iowa, where she lives with her youngest daughter. Mary is widely published in magazines, newspapers, and anthologies and is the author of seven books, including one on creativity to be released in 2020. She does public speaking and workshops on the topics of creativity, finding hope in grief, and expressive writing. She teaches writing classes at Hawkeye Community college in Cedar Falls.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Messages from Heaven and Other Miracles (Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, LLC, 2019)
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Messages from Heaven (Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, LLC, 2012)
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So Long: Short Memoirs of Loss and Remembrance (Telling Our Stories Press, 2012)
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Answered Prayers (Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, LLC, 2011)
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Food and Love (Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, LLC, 2011)
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Flashlight Memories (Silver Boomer Books, 2011)
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Love is a Flame (Bethany House, 2010)
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Women Reinvented (LaChance Publishing LLC, 2010)
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Chicken Soup for the Mother's Soul (Health Communications Inc., 1997)
Books:
Expressive Writing for Healing: Journal Your Way from Grief to Hope (Familius, 2018)
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Mary & Me: A Lasting Link Through Ink (Familius, 2015)
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Chemo-Therapist: How Cancer Cured a Marriage (Familius, 2014)
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Refined By Fire: A Journey of Grief and Grace (Familius, 2014)
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Coupon Crazy: The Science, the Savings, and the Stories Behind America's Extreme Obsession (Familius, 2013)
Journals:
Literary Mama
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Poets & Writers
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More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Dubuque, IA
Iowa
Raised in: 
Earlville, IA
Iowa
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Last update: May 05, 2019