M. M. De Voe
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Ms. De Voe received her Master of Fine Arts from the Creative Writing program at Columbia University in May 2001 and her Bachelor of Arts from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, magna cum laude, in 1990.
In 2009, Ms. De Voe founded Pen Parentis, a membership organization that provides resources to authors who are also parents. The organization hosts an annual Writing Fellowship for New Parents and runs a popular reading series in Manhattan called the Pen Parentis Literary Salons, which is curated by Arlaina Tibensky.
DeVoe has also appeared in many plays including The Marriage of Bette and Boo, A Lie of the Mind, Baby with the Bathwater and The Heidi Chronicles (as the title role). An AFTRA and EQUITY member, she does voiceover work in both Lithuanian and English.
- Winner, Raymond Carver Short Fiction Competition (1997)
- First Prize, H. E. Francis Short Story Competition (2002)
- Literal Latte Short-Short Fiction Contest (2009)
- Listed in Who’s Who of American Women and Who’s Who in the World since 2004.
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