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Mary Winn Heider

Biography

Mary Winn Heider

A graduate of the Vermont College of Fine Arts’ Writing for Children and Young Adults program, Mary Winn Heider lives in Chicago, where she is an ensemble member with the theater company Barrel of Monkeys. Through the company, she teaches creative writing to 3rd-5th graders in public schools all over the city. She has also recently spent some time working for a medical school cadaver lab, which contributed to the more factual elements of THE MORTIFICATION OF FOVEA MUNSON.

Mary Winn Heider

Books by Mary Winn Heider

by Mary Winn Heider and Chi Birmingham - Children's, Children's 8-12, Family, Family Life, Fiction, Friendship, Science, Science Fiction

Fovea Munson is nobody's Igor. True, her parents own a cadaver lab where they perform surgeries on dead bodies. Yes, that makes her gross by association, at least according to everyone in seventh grade. Sure, Fovea's stuck working at the lab now that her summer camp plans have fallen through. But she is by no means Dr. Frankenstein's assistant! That is, until three disembodied heads, left to thaw in the wet lab, start talking. To her. Out loud. What seems like a nightmare, or bizarre hallucination, is not. Fovea is somebody's Igor, all right. Three somebodies, actually. And they need a favor.