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Upcoming Speaking Engagement

Learning a Writing Way of Life

Presentation by local author.

Monday, March 21: Learning a Writing Way of Life @ 6:30 pm., James Kennedy Public Library, 320 First Ave. E, Dyersville, Iowa.

 Mary Potter Kenyon will discuss what she has learned in her 20 years of writing on Monday, March 21, 2011, at 6:30 pm at the James Kennedy Public Library. Mary’s writing has been featured in magazines, newspapers and anthologies. From the years of scribbling rough drafts on legal pads during those brief snatches of time while her babies slept to branching out on the internet and acquiring an agent, Mary will discuss her career path. Anyone interested in writing for publication will benefit from her experiences and insights. Refreshments provided.


Author, public speaker, and workshop presenter for community colleges, libraries, women's groups and for grief support groups, Hospice and retreats. Certified grief counselor and Senior Service librarian for the James Kennedy Public library. Popular public speaker and workshop presenter on the topics of writing, couponing, utilizing your creativity in everyday life, and finding hope in grief. "Coupon Crazy: The Science, the Savings, and the Stories Behind America's Extreme Obsession" was published by Familius Publishing in 2014. "Chemo-Therapist: How Cancer Cured a Marriage" and "Refined By Fire: A Journey of Grief and Grace" were released by Familius in 2014. "Mary & Me: A Lasting Link Through Ink," co-written with Mary Jedlicka Humston of Iowa City, was published in September 2015. Grief journal to be released in 2018.

One thought on “Upcoming Speaking Engagement

  1. Mary! Congratulations! I’m sure you will do a great job.I believe this is just the beginning for you. God bless you more and more. You bless all of us .

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