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Mary Vensel White

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Mary Vensel White is a graduate of the University of Denver and DePaul University, Chicago. Her work has appeared in Catapult, The Madison Review, The Rumpus, The Write Launch, The Wisconsin Review and other places. Her debut novel, The Qualities of Wood, was the first release from HarperCollins's Authonomy imprint. A second novel, Bellflower, will be published in 2019.

Vensel White currently lives in southern California with her four children.

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Mary Vensel White So far, I have more ideas than I have time to write so writer's block hasn't been an issue for me. More of a problem is blocking out time to work on a…moreSo far, I have more ideas than I have time to write so writer's block hasn't been an issue for me. More of a problem is blocking out time to work on all of the ideas I have!(less)
Mary Vensel White I enjoy many of the outward aspects: connecting with readers, talking to other writers, seeing my book at my local store and online. But the very best…moreI enjoy many of the outward aspects: connecting with readers, talking to other writers, seeing my book at my local store and online. But the very best part is still the act of creating, those moments at the keyboard when the magic happens.(less)
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The Qualities of Wood

3.08 avg rating — 358 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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A couple of weeks ago, I finished the first draft of a YA book I didn’t intend to write and so, it comes as no surprise to me that the next project vying for (and currently winning) my attention might be some sort of memoir, another unexpected project. One of the things people often tell us when they find out we’re writers is that they, too, have an idea for a book. Frequently, this idea invol Read more of this blog post »
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