Currently Senior Editor at Splice Today, Mary McCarthy’s 22-year writing career includes Salon.com, the Washington Post, Philadelphia Inquirer, Baltimore Sun, editorial positions at several regional magazines and a newspaper humor column “Quite Contrary”. She blogged for Katie Couric, appeared on The Today Show, Huffington Post Live and ABC TV News’ Moms Get Real with JuJu Chang. McCarthy, who served as an elected official on the Centreville Town Council from 2004-2007, founded Pajamasandcoffee.com in 2008. She is an Adjunct Instructor for American University’s LEAP program and is an instructor for The Writer’s Center in Washington, D.C.
McCarthy’s debut novel The Scarlet Letter Society was published in by Polis Books in June 2014, reaching #4 on the Amazon bestseller list for Erotic Romance. Her second novel The Scarlet Letter Scandal released in November 2015 and her third novel in the trilogy The Scarlet Letter Storm released in May 2016.
Mary is a mother of four on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, where she enjoys kayaking and sea glass hunting. She has spoken at a number of sea glass and beachcombing conferences and recently started a sea glass business.
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