About Mary Oak

Mary Oak is on the core faculty of Sound Circle Center in Seattle, where she co-leads the Foundation Year for Waldorf teacher trainees and teaches Creative Writing, Journaling, Storytelling, Nature Observation and Festivals. Mary holds a degree in Mythopoetics and Sacred Ecology and an MFA in Creative Writing.

Excerpt from Wounding’s Grace: Confessions of an Extraordinary Heart

I am pleased to present the second place winner in our spring 2009 Writing It Real No-Contest Contest. Mary Oak has woven her childhood longings and adult experience into a rich tapestry in the service of informing many through her life review. As she writes in her bio information, after surviving a cardiac arrest in … Continue reading

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