The Rooms of Heaven

The Deep Limitless Air:  A Memoir in Pieces

The Rooms of Heaven was published by Alfred A. Knopf (1999) and Vintage Books (2000).  The Deep Limitless Air:  A Memoir in Pieces will be published by Bluelight Press in May 2022.

Other Works

Click here for a personal perspective essay by Mary Allen on the Psychology Today website.

Two essays by Mary Allen, “At the Monastery” and “The Deep Limitless Air” have received, respectively, first prize and top-three runner-up prizes in Tiferet Journal’s spiritual writing contest.

Mary Allen has also published articles in Poets and WritersReal Simple, CNN Online, The Chaos, and Library Journal, and in the anthology If I Don’t Make It, I Love You: Survivors in the Aftermath of School Shootings; short stories in Shenandoah and Beloit Fiction Journal, and poetry in the Spoon River Poetry Review.   She is a featured blogger on the websites for Psychology Today and Tiferet Journal.  She compiled and edited five original anthologies, published in large print by G. K. Hall.