Macinnes, Mairi

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MACINNES, Mairi. British/American, b. 1925. Genres: Novels, Poetry, Autobiography/Memoirs, Ghost Writer. Career: Writer. Worked as an advertising copywriter, teacher, editor, ghostwriter, and museum secretary.Publications: Poetry: Splinters, 1953; Herring, Oatmeal, Milk, and Salt, 1982; The House on the Ridge Road, 1988; Elsewhere and Back, 1993; The Ghostwriter, 1999; The Pebble, 2000. OTHER: Admit One (novel), 1956; (ed. with J. McCormick) Versions of Censorship (anthology), 1962; (ed. with M. Keller) A Dictionary of Words about Alcohol, 1968; The Quondam Wives (novel), 1993; Clearances (autobiography), 2002. Work represented in periodicals. Address: 31 Huntington Rd, York YO31 8RL, England. Online address: [email protected]