Mary Lou Sanelli
Author, speaker, and dance teacher Mary Lou Sanelli has published seven collections of poetry and three works of non-fiction. Honors include an Artist Trust GAP Award, a Jack Straw Writers Award, a Seattle Bumbershoot Festival Book Award, and a GoodReads Notable Book Award. Sanelli is a regular columnist for Art Access, Lilipoh, City Living, and Queen Anne & Magnolia News, and is also a regular contributor to Dance Teacher magazine. Her work has been featured on The Seattle Times’ opinion page and on NPR.
Sanelli’s debut novel, The Star Struck Dance Studio of Yucca Springs, is forthcoming from Chatwin Books in Fall 2019.