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Mary Helen L.


New Orleans, LA

Member since:

November 26, 2011

Please share your occupational/educational background, if you'd like (optional).

I'm bi-lingual (Spanish/English), a former teacher and freelance writer, presently do researching and outlining my next book. I'm a past board member and an active member of the Pirate's Alley Faulkner Society. I've recently completed a collection of short stories, avid supporter of animal rights, and artist, favoring ther Old Masters techniques in oil painting. One of the highlights of having been published was reading from my novel at Shakespeare & Company in Paris. Over and above this was having been awarded Best Multicultural Fiction for my work by Independent Publishers thoughout the US and Canada. I share an insatiable curiosity in all things seen and unseen with my fellow writers.

What kinds of activities would you like to see offered by the group?

More literary fiction.

What particular topics of discussion are you interested in?

Avid discussions on culture, art, (mainly Literature) philosphy, psychology, social issues, anything New Orleans.


I'm a native New Orleanian, a freelance writer & author. My award-winning novel to be published as eBook in 12/11 by NW University Press.I'm an avid artist;painting to be auctioned by Faulkner Society. My recent novel blurbed by 2 Pul.Prize Authors.

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