Agent: Barbara Lowenstein
Lowenstein Associates Literary Agency
121 West 27th Street, Suite 501
New York, NY 10001
Mary Mackey is a bestselling author who has written six volumes of poetry including Sugar Zone winner of the 2012 PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Award for Literary Excellence. She is also the author of thirteen novels some of which have appeared on The New York Times and San Francisco Chronicle Bestseller Lists. Mackey’s novels have been translated into twelve languages including Japanese, Russian, Hebrew, Greek, and Finnish. Her poems have been praised by Wendell Berry, Jane Hirshfield, Marge Piercy, and Dennis Nurkse for their beauty, precision, originality, and extraordinary range. Garrison Keillor has featured her poetry four times on The Writer’s Almanac. Also a screenwriter, she has sold feature-length scripts to Warner Brothers as well as to independent film companies. Mackey sometimes writes comedy under her pen name “Kate Clemens.” She has a B.A. from Harvard College and a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from The University of Michigan and is related through her father’s family to Mark Twain. At present, she lives in northern California with her husband Angus Wright. ” In Spring 2014, Marsh Hawk Press will publish a new collection of her poetry entitled Travelers With No Ticket Home.
photo credit: Irene Young
Sunday (Nov 2, 2014) Mary Mackey reads her poetry at the Art House in Berkeley with Great Weather For MEDIA editor Jane Ormerod (NY/London) and poets Daniel Yaryan (Santa Cruz), Lauren Marie Cappello (Upper Lake, CA), Kit Kennedy (SF), Clive Matson … see full schedule here...
I have been lending this absorbing, gripping novel to all my — Heartsong Review
friends. Few books have moved me as deeply