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Mary Saracino

Mary Saracino is a novelist, poet, and memoir writer who lives in Denver, Colorado. Her most recent novel, The Singing of Swans was a 2007 Lambda Literary Awards Finalist. Mary's short story, "Vicky's Secret," earned the 2007 Glass Woman Prize. Mary's other book-length work includes the novels No Matter What and Finding Grace, and the memoir Voices of the Soft-bellied Warrior.

Mary's Pushcart Poetry Prize-nominated poetry appears online at Her poetry and stories creative nonfiction and fiction have been widely published in a variety of literary and cultural journals and anthologies, both online and in print.

Mary is a writing coach and writing teacher. As the founder of MOTHEROOT, Mary leads workshops and embodied art-making and creative writing classes centered on the Dark Mother/Divine Female.