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Mary K. Hawley

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Mary K. Hawley writes fiction and poetry. She received a 2019 Illinois Arts Council Literary Award for her short story "Skies of Blue," which appeared in Fifth Wednesday. Her yet-to-be published novel, The Sparkle Experiment, won first place in the women's fiction category of the 2015 WisRWA Fab Five contest. She is the author of a poetry collection, Double Tongues, (Tia Chucha Press), and her poems have widely published and anthologized. She co-translated the bilingual poetry anthology Astillas de luz/Shards of Light (Tia Chucha Press) and has written several children’s books. Mary has an MA in interdisciplinary arts from Columbia College. She helps coordinate Palabra Pura, the bilingual reading series of the Guild Literary Complex in ...more

Second Time Around

I always have a book on hand. Even when I’m working fifty or sixty hours a week (in the oh-so-crazy world of educational publishing) there’s a novel on the kitchen counter that I dig into for the bits of the day I can call my own: the minute and fifty-five seconds it takes to heat the milk for my coffee; while toasting bread at lunch; bathroom breaks. At night I read in bed until I’m dozing off... Read more of this blog post »
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