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Mary writes memoir, poetry and literary criticism, and is an avid photographer.  Devoting herself to creative writing fulfills a dream following her career as founder and CEO of a leading Silicon Valley PR and strategic communications firm - for which she received the American Advertising Federation’s Silver Medal Award recognizing  industry excellence  and social responsibility.

   Between Rooms (2016) travels the road of profound grief to a new life. Her second chapbook, The White Tree Quartet, (2018) explores themes of ‘otherness’ and coming together.