You can read Mary Mae's contribution to the 2023 Memoir Showcase - Mince Meat and Pigs’ Liver - by clicking here.
Mary Mae is author of the novel Where There’s a Will, There’s a Woman and the memoir Don’t Stop the Fiesta and has had success with short stories; she came runner-up in North Staffordshire’s TOO WRITE adult fiction competition in 2017 and was highly commended in THE POTTERIES PRIZE for flash fiction in 2018. She contributed to Robert Fear’s Travel Stories and Highlights 2019’ Memorable Stories Anthology 2020, 40 True Life Stories Anthology 2021 and 50 Intriguing Personal Insights Anthology 2022.
She’s also been published in the Telegraph and is a published poet.
A retired teacher, Mary came late to becoming a writer and her work is based on true life experiences.
She has been married for over 50 years has 3 sons and 4 grandchildren.
She has travelled extensively, including living in Grand Cayman for four years and Malawi for five.
She now spends half the year in Spain, where she does most of her writing, and half in Stoke on Trent , Staffordshire UK.
She blogs on her Face Book page Where There’s a Will, There’s a Woman.
Besides reading and writing Mary Mae enjoys buying and selling antiques, local history, gardening and swimming.