Mary McBeth is an African-American writer and editor from South Carolina. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in *82 Review, Awakened Voices, Envelope, and Ego Trip Magazines. To date, she has lived and worked in more than 220 cities, in 23 countries. She is currently hard at work on her first book-length memoir about her 12 years in Italy, entitled, Where the Heart Is. Find her at

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