Mary Lamphere is an author, artist, and designer.
You can reach her at LiteraryMary@comcast.net
She has published two novels, A Stranger’s Child, and her debut, Pocket Money, as well as many short stories, and three novellas – Safe Harbour, Kinder Garden and Baker’s Dozen. Her most recent publication is a collection of thirteen thrilling short stories called Foe Be Us : Phobias.
As an artist, she works with mixed media– applying visual and tactile manipulations to telling a story and has self-published in the form of handmade artist books.
As a designer, she works with advertising for Lamphere’s.
Mary Lamphere is happily married to her college (the first time) sweetheart and lives in DeKalb, IL. Her children are grown. She is honing her Gramma skills with her adorable grandsons, Benjamin (b. 6-14) and Van (b. 9-17).
She adores her Pembroke Corgis, Jackson (b. 1-18) and Miskey (b. 3-17).
She loves to travel and has been to Ireland, New Zealand, Switzerland, Germany, France, Italy, Jamaica, Mexico and Canada. But mostly she hangs out on Facebook.
*Also, let me say that Mary Lamphere does NOT go by Mary Fran or Mary Frances.
She was running out of blog title options and went with a play on her name.
(MaryFranSays = Mary Frances)
So unless she’s in trouble, please, just call her Mary.