The Poetry of Mary K. O'Melveny

Please see this review of the anthology of work by my Hudson Valley Writing Group, “An Apple In Her Hand”. I am proud to be a co-author.


Available on Amazon!


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Happy to report that the book I co-authored with my creative friends from the Hudson Valley Women's Writing Group ("An Apple In Her Hand") is now available on Amazon.


Please order and review and enjoy a wide array of perspectives on life, love, resilience, aging and bearing witness, among other topics  !!!



Here's the link:

April 6  These annual blooms always feel like some of Mother Nature’s greatest works. Here’s hoping they will last into our uncertain future.





“An Apple In Her Hand.”    Just Published by Codhill Press.


I am a co-author of this collection featuring poetry, memoir, short stories by members of The Hudson Valley Women’s Writing Group (that’s me and my six creative writing colleagues listed on the cover!).


You can order copies from the publisher’s web page.







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  Jan Schmidt  - Lucia Cherciu - Mary K. O'Melveny  




January 3, 2019





I am pleased to report that my poem, "Slipping Below The Surface," has been published in Volume 3 of the on-line poetry magazine, In Layman's Terms.  The theme of the issue is Water.


Here's the link: 


In Layman's Terms: Water:


In Layman’s Terms is a literary journal dedicated to encouraging a new appreciation of science, technology, and the natural world for the average person. To submit your own work or to read more, visit  


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