Mara Lemanis Cunningham
Agent: Catherine Rayburn-Trobaugh
San Mateo, California, United States
Published novel--SHAKING OUT NORMAL--Word Branch
Former ballet dancer/choreographer: Detroit Institute of Musical
Arts; Detroit City Ballet; Mercy College-University of Detroit.
Sold scripts: "A Country for Old Men" (KUSDTV); "Stars is Ageless"
(CBS/TANDEM PRODUCTIONS); short stories: SO. DAKOTA
Sold features: GURNEY'S; EARTHTONE MAGAZINE; worked as
reporter/editor: BUSINESS RESEARCH BUREAU
Worked as researcher/writer: HISTORICAL PRESERVATION
Essays selected for 20th CENTURY LITERARY CRITICISM, Vol.
XVI (called "The best criticism on the great writers of the 20th
century"), and cited in AMERICAN LITERARY SCHOLARSHIP, Vol.
Writer/speaker: YALE UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S
ORGANIZATION Literature/Film series (2005-2010).
Interests: Religious mutations: The Gnostics, The Kabbalah, Vedanta,
Film (American Film Noir, New Wave);
Ballet and Flamenco (Balanchine, Jose Limon, Carlos Saura);
Music: Bach, Mozart, Miles Davis, Marvin Gaye, The Stones, Anugama
Published writer: Yes