Shanley, Mary Kay

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SHANLEY, Mary Kay. American, b. 1943. Genres: Essays. Career: Des Moines Register, Des Moines, IA, reporter (primarily feature articles), 1965-; free-lance writer for national magazines, 1976-; communications consultant for companies; School of Journalism, Iowa State University, Ames, instructor, 1983-97; public speaker and workshop presenter, 1993-; author, 1993-. Publications: She Taught Me to Eat Artichokes: the Discovery of the Heart of Friendship, 1993; Little Lessons for Teachers, 1994; The Memory Box: Gathering the Keepsakes of the Heart, 1995; (ed.) When I Think About My Father, 1996; (with M. Adams) Rhythm of the Seasons: a Journey Beyond Loss, 1997. Address: 1140 Vividell Lane, West Des Moines, IA 50266, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]