Mary Kay Blakely


Mary Kay Blakely is the author of three critically acclaimed memoirs, a former Vogue columnist and alternated monthly with authors Barbara Ehrenreich and Alice Walker in the “Personal Words” column in Ms.  Her essays appeared in the Washington Post, New York Times Book Review, Life, Psychology Today, Los Angeles Times Magazine, Self, Family Circle, Working Woman, Woman’s Day, Mirabella, Lear’s, Mother Jones, Utne Reader and other publications.  Blakely is currently on the faculty at the Missouri School of Journalism where she teaches Advanced Writing and serves as the writing coach for Vox magazine.