Mary Rose O'Reilley
Mary Rose O'Reilley is an American poet and writer of non-fiction.
She was born in Pampa, Texas, and educated in Roseville and Saint Paul, Minnesota. She was raised a Catholic, is now a member of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). She has spent time in Buddhist practice, in particular under Thich Nhat Hanh. She graduated from the College of St. Catherine and completed graduate work at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee.
She now lives near her children and grand children in Puget Sound.
- 2005 Walt Whitman Award
- Contemplative Studies Grant from the American Council of Learned Societies
- Bush Artist Grant
- McKnight Award of Distinction.
- "The Plain Speech". Orion Magazine. March–April 2009.
- "The Abandoned Farm". Poetry. March 2007.
- Alice Peck, ed. (2008). "Key Lime Pie". Bread, Body, Spirit. SkyLight Paths Publishing. ISBN 978-1-59473-242-3.
- Earth, Mercy. Louisiana State University Press. 2013.
- Half Wild. Louisiana State University Press. 2006. ISBN 978-0-8071-3162-6.
- The Barn at the End of the World. 2000. ISBN 978-1-57131-254-9.
- The love of impermanent things: a threshold ecology. Milkweed Editions. 2006. ISBN 978-1-57131-283-9.
- The Peaceable Classroom. Boynton/Cook. November 17, 1993. ISBN 978-0-86709-328-5.
- "Sellers Motivated". Ploughshares. Winter 2007–2008. Archived from the original on January 28, 2016.
- "Improving the Neighborhood". Ploughshares. Winter 2007–2008. Archived from the original on January 28, 2016.
- "Cleaning the Basement". Ploughshares. Winter 2007–2008. Archived from the original on January 28, 2016.
- "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on February 22, 2012. Retrieved 2009-06-15.