Mary Barnett

Mary Barnett is an essayist whose work has appeared in Tin House, Commonweal, Christian Century, and Letters. A former choreographer and dancer, she is the director of In Good Company, Inc. and the performance series Dancing Out Loud.
A photo of the author and her brother, with other children
Essays

The Good Brother

On siblings
Mary Barnett
September 12, 2018
A stack of old issues of The Yale Review. Courtesy Pentagram
Essays

Instructive Formalities

The poetry of Laura Bush
Mary Barnett
August 13, 2018
A stack of old issues of The Yale Review. Courtesy Pentagram
Essays

Hope

On sisterhood
Mary Barnett
July 30, 2018
A stack of old issues of The Yale Review. Courtesy Pentagram
Essays

On This Day

The war and the memories
Mary Barnett
July 16, 2018