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Mary O. Parker

Mary O. Parker is the 2019 recipient of the Mississippi Review Creative Nonfiction Prize and the winner of Reed Magazine’s 2015 Gabriele Rico Challenge in Creative Nonfiction. Her book Explore Texas: A Nature Travel Guide (Texas A&M University Press, 2016) received an Excellence in Craft Award from the Texas Outdoor Writers Association. Mary O. lives on a small nature preserve in Central Texas.

Mar/Apr 2021

Currents and Eddies

By Mary O. Parker

2020 Kenyon Review Short Nonfiction Contest Runner-up I didn’t understand rivers any better than I understood myself in those days. Those fire-and-water days lay bare and confused under the eternal […]