Professor and Writer
Mary Volmer was raised in Grass Valley, California and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. She was the recipient of a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship to the University of Wales, and a Chester Aaron and an Agnes Butler Scholarship in creative writing at Saint Mary’s College, California. She is a professor and the founding Director of the Saint Mary’s College Honors Program. Her non-fiction has appeared in Full Court Press, Women’s Basketball Magazine and NPR’s “This I Believe” series. Her short fiction has appeared most recently in the Farallon Review. CROWN OF DUST, her first novel, was published in 2010. She is currently completeing her second novel.
- Mary's 2011 novel Crown of Dust recently received a 5 out 5 from The Book Adventures, where they called it an "outstanding adventure"! Read the review in its entirety here.
- Mary's essay "Mary Volmer Says 'WE' are not pregnant," was published in MUTHA Magazine