Mary Warren Foulk

Educator, Writer, Editor

Mary Warren Foulk has been published in VoiceCatcher, Cathexis Northwest Press, Yes Poetry, Arlington Literary Journal (Gival Press), The Hollins Critic, Ignatian Literary Magazine, Los Angeles Poet Society, El Portal, Packingtown Review, Pine Hills Review, Palette Poetry, Visitant, Silkworm, Slab, and Steam Ticket, among other publications. Her work also has appeared in (M)othering Anthology (Inanna Publications) and My Loves: A Digital Anthology of Queer Love Poems (Ghost City Press). Her chapbook, If I Could Write You a Happier Ending, was selected by dancing girl press (2021) as part of their annual series featuring women poets. Mary has attended several writing workshops and conferences, including Pioneer Valley Writers Workshop, The Writers Studio, and AWP events. She recently won the “Teach! Write! Play!” fellowship to the Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing and her poem “The Inventory of Fumbling” received first place honors. Her manuscript Erasures of My Coming Out (Letter) won first place in The Poetry Box’s 2021 chapbook contest. Her manuscript Self-Portrait with Erosion was a finalist for the 2021 Gival Press Poetry Award. Her poem “portrait of a queer as a young boy” was nominated for the 2021 Best of the Net Anthology. She has also been a recipient of an NEH grant. A graduate of the MFA Writing program at Vermont College of Fine Arts, Mary lives in western Massachusetts with her wife and two children. She is an educator, writer, and activist.