Mary Lou Sanelli's newest title, A Woman Writing, is forthcoming in September 2015 (an Aequitas Book).She has published seven collections of poetry and two works of non-fiction, Among Friends andFalling Awake. Her regular columns appear in Seattle's City Living Magazine, Art Access magazine, as well as the Peninsula Daily News & Lilipoh, a health magazine. She has written for the Seattle TimesSeattle Metropolitan MagazineMorning Edition, National Public Radio, Seattle's NPR station KUOW FM, and many other publications and radio stations. She is also active as a literary speaker and is regularly booked at regional and national conferences and many other venues. In addition, Mary Lou is a master teacher of Lyrical style Jazz Dance and teaches classes & workshops throughout the world. She lives in Seattle.

"What Sanelli does in front of an audience is easier to recognize than it is to define." -The Seattle Times.

Other works by Mary Lou Sanelli:


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Mary Lou has created a wonderful one-act play from her book, The Immigrant’s Table, a play which has been performed dozens of times all across the country.

Above are shots of Mary Lou in Book Club Meetings, Honolulu and Seattle.