Mary Mackey is the author of 11 novels and 5 books of poetry, including The Notorious Mrs. Winston and Breaking the Fever. Her books have been hailed for possessing “meticulously accurate history detail” by Publishers Weekly, her latest novel being The Widow’s War . Mackey occasionally publishes comedic fiction, such as the novels, Sweet Revenge and The Stand In, under the pseudonym Kate Clemens. In addition to writing poetry and fiction, Mackey frequently contributes to The Chiron Review, Redbook, Salon, and various other print and online publications. Before her recent retirement, Mary Mackey was a professor of English and writer-in-residence at California State University, Sacramento.
Mary Mackey performed on February 18th, 2009.