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On July 31, 2017, Mary S. Palmer presented Congressman Bradley Byrne with a copy of her recent books. In TIME WILL TELL (2017) is a blurb about Byrne’s presenting her with a plaque at the Mobile Carnival Museum October 15, 2014, for her short story about Mobile’s Mardi Gras, RAISIN’ CAIN, which won the Southeastern Literary Tourism Initiative Award of $500. Congressman Byrne also commented on the new genre of Tourism Writing on the floor of the House of Representatives and his remarks are permanently preserved in the Congressional Record Proceedings and Debates of the 113th Congress, Second Session, September 18, 2014. In addition, Mary presented him with her biography of George Wallace, GEORGE WALLACE: AN ENIGMA (2016).

From Faulkner Community News – February 2017

Mary S. Palmer is an establisher author and a member of the faculty of Faulkner University where she is an English lecturer.

Throughout her writing career, she has published books in a variety of genres–science-fiction, true crime, novels, fantasy and biographies. Her recently released biography of George Wallace, entitled GEORGE WALLACE: AN ENIGMA, has been nominated for several awards. She has a BA in English (cum laude) and an MA in English with a Concentration in Creative Writing.

Mary is an avid traveler who loves adventure. She has visited every state in the U.S. and every continent except Antarctica. Wherever her travels take her, she seeks out people to engage and interact with and loves to hear their stories. Drawing from those experiences, she weaves different elements into her writing.

Mary S. Palmer’s short story about Mobile’s Mardi Gras, entitled RAISIN’ CAIN, won the Southeastern Literary Tourism Initiative in 2014. Learn more about Mary and her work at

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