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 seven volumes of poetry including Sugar Zone winner of the 2012 PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Award for Literary Excellence. She is also the author of fourteen 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 2016, Lowenstein Associates will publish her new novel Travelers With No Ticket Home, a prequel to her bestselling Earthsong Series.
photo credit: Irene Young
Oakland, CA 94611. Free and open to the public.Sunday, May 22, 2016: Interested in the subject of Money and the Literary Arts? Mary joins Al Young and Lucha Corpi on a PEN Oakland Panel entitled "Working Writers." Issues to be discussed include; … see full schedule here...