Mary Clark


Mary Clark spent her formative years in Florida where she was infused with awe and respect for the natural world. She was also aware of the lives of migrant workers, segregation, and the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement. She graduated from Rutgers-Newark College of Arts and Sciences. In 1975, she moved to New York City and worked in the arts programs of St. Clement's Church in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood. For many years she worked for community organizations and founded a community newspaper.

She is the author of Tally: An Intuitive Life (All Things That Matter Press); Community: Journal of Power Politics and Democracy in Hell's Kitchen; Into The Fire: A Poet's Journey through Hell's Kitchen; the poetry novel, Children of Light (Ten Penny Players' BardPress), and Covenant: Growing Up in Florida's Lost Paradise. Her new work-in-progress is called Passages.

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Community: Journal of Power Politics and Democracy in Hell's Kitchen
You set the price! Words: 150,830. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » American
"Community" is a memoir of community work and politics in Manhattan during the turbulent 1980s and 1990s as one of the city's oldest neighborhoods fights the effects of "development fever" and the illegal drug trade. Meanwhile, ambitious politicians vie for dominance behind the scenes. This is an inspiring account of people organizing to save their community.
Racing The Sun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,110. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Later in Life, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Leila Payson's adventures in the present and the future continue as she deals with a new man in her life, her eclectic crew of friends, and a possible career change. There's accidents, wheelchair races, and love tours. Lives are impacted by DNA matches, surrogate mothers, and cults, as well as love and friendship. For Leila and her friends, the horizon beckons. Volume 2 of The Horizon Seekers.

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Karen Oberlaender
Latest book: In a Small Compass - Vol. 2.
Published November 22, 2019. (5.00 from 1 review)