Mary Volmer

Alumna Mary Volmer ('01, MFA '05) Publishes "Reliance, Illinois"

Congratulations to alumna Mary Volmer ('01, MFA '05) whose second novel Reliance, Illinois has just been published by Soho Press. Order your copy today!

Help welcome Reliance, Illinois into the world this Saturday, May 14 at Orinda Books at 3:00p.

MUTHA Magazine Features Article by SMC's Mary Volmer

Mutha Magazine logoMUTHA Magazine features an essay by Saint Mary's MFA Program in Creative Writing Visiting Writer in Fiction Mary Volmer on the changes that occur to a woman's body during and after

Lamorinda Weekly Spotlights Assumption Hall's Youngest Resident

Lamorinda Weekly logoThe Lamorinda Weekly spotlighted one of the youngest residents of Assumption Hall, two-year-old Owen Jones, the son of Mathematics Professor Chris Jones and MFA in Creative Writing Lecturer and author Mary Volmer.

MUTHA Magazine Features Mary Volmer's Essay 'We' Are Not Pregnant

MUTHA Magazine logoMUTHA Magazine features an essay on motherhood by Saint Mary's lecturer and former director of the SMC Honors Program Mary Volmer.

The Craft of Mentorship

By Ben Peterson

What does it mean to own and embrace the life of a writer? Is there an aha! moment in which the possibilities of a writer’s life become clear? Or validation and guidance from a mentor? Mary Volmer experienced both.