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 fourteen novels some of which have appeared on the New York Times and San Francisco Chronicle Bestseller Lists. She is also the author of eight volumes of poetry including Sugar Zone winner of the 2012 PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Award for Literary Excellence and The Jaguars That Prowl Our Dreams, winner of a 2018 CIIS Women’s Spirituality Book Award. 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 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. ” Lowenstein Associates recently published her novel The Village of Bones, a prequel to her bestselling Earthsong Series.
photo credit: Irene Young
2019 Friday, February 8, 2019, Berkeley, CA: Mary will be reading poems from The Jaguars That Prowl Our Dreams with sonneteer Didi Goodman in the Last Word series at Nefeli Cafe. Hosted by Grace Grafton. Time: 7:00 p.m. Place: Nefeli Cafe, 1854 … see full schedule here...