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Mary Hood

Born: Sep 16, 1946

Birthplace: Brunswick

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Mary Hood

Date of Birth : Sep 16, 1946
Birth Place : Brunswick

Mary Hood is an award-winning fiction writer of predominantly Southern literature, who has authored three short story collections - How Far She Went, And Venus is Blue and A Clear View of the Southern Sky - two novellas - And Venus is Blue and Seam Busters - and a novel, Familiar Heat. She also regularly publishes essays and reviews in literary and popular magazines. Hood was inducted into the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame in 2014.


  • Writer

Awards Won

  • Whiting Writers'' Award
  • Flannery O''Connor Award for Short Fiction
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