Mary Woodbury

Mary Woodbury
Name: Mary Woodbury
is a ClimateCultures Author

Mary Woodbury runs, a site that explores ecology in fiction, including works about climate change.

She writes fiction under pen name Clara Hume. Her novel Back to the Garden has been discussed in Dissent Magazine, Ethnobiology for the Future: Linking Cultural and Ecological Diversity (University of Arizona Press), and Uncertainty and the Philosophy of Climate Change (Routledge). Mary is currently revising the previous stand-alone novel to act as introduction to the Wild Mountain series. Edition 2 was published in late 2018, and following that is the second part of the duology (Dragonfly Publishing, 2021), The Stolen Child. She is also editing a new novel, Up the River (Dragonfly Publishing, 2020), about an oil spill in a small community in the southern United States.

Mary is also a guest author at and Artists & Climate Change as well as a contributing author to Tales from the River (Stormbird Press, 2018).

Mary lives in the lower mainland of British Columbia and enjoys hiking, trail-running, writing, red wine, gardening, and dreaming of going back to Ireland.

Mary’s ClimateCultures Posts:

Rising Appalachia

Writer Mary Woodbury finds deep resonance in the music of Rising Appalachia, who draw on the rural landscapes of her ...
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A History of Eco-fiction, Part 2

Author Mary Woodbury, who outlined some of the common ground that helps 'define' eco-fiction in Part 1, looks at how ...
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A History of Eco-fiction, Part 1

Author Mary Woodbury opens a two-part series on the development of eco-fiction: a form with many roots, which is "not ...
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