mary s. beach


Mary S. Beach is a writer who grew up in Kentucky, went to Groton School and then graduated from Duke University with a BA in English and Drama. She worked in the theatre and entertainment advertising in New York City before moving to Sag Harbor Long Island and then the Jersey shore.

Mary’s work bridges the commercial and literary. Commercial clients have included key players in the entertainment, travel, sports, financial and legal services, employee communications and healthcare industries. Over the years, Mary has developed marketing and media expertise across the board, from traditional to viral.

She has written three novels. One of these, "Apollo at Sunset", has been optioned for film. She is currently working on a play, and a blog.

Beach is working on a book and film project entitled Anything But Average, documenting families from all over the world that bring their learning disabled children to attempt the controversial Arrowsmith Program in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. A recent graduate of the Langara College journalism certificate program, Beach is currently on fellowship at the Globe and Mail, writing an in-depth feature entitled: Hijacked: When Learning Disabilities Take Over.

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