Mj Pettengill is an author and social historian focusing on cultural narrative, intergenerational studies, and the Feminine Perspective.
She covers a diverse range of topics including social justice, race, class, and gender roles while emphasizing the importance of analyzing and acknowledging cultural events that have been erased from public records and our collective memories.
She is a facilitator of creative writing, nature, and transformative arts workshops.
Before becoming a writer, she was a cornetist, performing Civil War Era music and presenting living history programs throughout the Northeast.
She lives on a small farm in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, where she is also a wildcraft practitioner, aligned with her passion for nature and exploring the ancient healing traditions, customs, and folklore of her ancestors.
She holds degrees in History, Psychology, and an MFA in Creative Writing.
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Etched in Granite ~ Historical Fiction Series ~ Book One
by Mj Pettengill
Secrets of passion and forbidden love, betrayal, and survival are resurrected from anonymous graves in this harrowing account of life and death on a rural New England Poor Farm in 1872. After being sentenced to a life of shame, will the old Indian woman provide the wisdom and courage that Abigail needs to face Silas?
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