Mary Vensel White is a graduate of the University of Denver and DePaul University, Chicago. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in december magazine, The Madison Review, Catapult, The Rumpus, The Write Launch, The Wisconsin Review, Author Magazine, and other places. She is a contributing editor at LitChat.com, owner/editor at TypeEighteenEditing.com,  and an adjunct professor of English and Writing at Concordia University, Irvine. Her debut novel, The Qualities of Wood, was the first book published under HarperCollins’s Authonomy imprint. A second novel, Bellflower, was published in February, 2019. She lives in southern California with her four children.



Highlights from the launch for Bellflower, a “novel-in-moments,” on February 13, 2019, at the 1888 Center in Orange, California.