Mary, who runs Dragonfly.eco, lives near Halifax, Nova Scotia, with her partner and two cats. She writes fiction under the pen name Clara Hume and is the author of Back to the Garden (Moon Willow Press, 2014) and Bird Song: A Novella (Dragonfly Pub, 2020). She was a contributing author to Wild Tales from the River (Stormbird Press, 2018). She has written for Artists and Climate Change, ClimateCultures, Free Word Centre, SFFWorld, and Fjord's Review. Her articles have been translated at Chinese Science Writers Association and Zest Letteratura Sostenibile.