Guava Dreams – Memoir

Author Name: Mary Torre Kelly


Book Synopsis: A luminous story about the minefields of childhood, the meanness of families, of outsidership, and the yearning for self. GUAVA DREAMS offers glimpses into the strangeness of a time, place and people now gone forever.

Author Bio: Mary Torre Kelly grew up in Miami, studied at Florida State University and received a BFA degree at the Atlanta College Of Art, now SCAD. GUAVA DREAMS won her a grant to attend The Emory University Writers’ Institute and a Tennessee Williams scholarship to the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. She went to Breadloaf to workshop her new novel THE TELEVISIONARY. She has published short stories in PLEIADES, THE SUN, GRASSLANDS REVIEW, BLACK RIVER REVIEW, THE SOUTHERN HUMANITIES REVIEW, POETS, ARTISTS & MADMEN, and others.

Publisher Name: self- OPHIR PRESS

Website: http://www.marytorrekelly