MaryJoan Higgins-Gallagher lives, writes, and dances in New York’s Hudson Valley.  While writing and dancing are priorities, Mary spends most of her time raising her two wonderful children, Silvia and Sean Michael and enjoying the music they make with their father, Sean.

Mary holds a B.A. in English and an M.S.Ed. in Elementary Education. Other special interests of Mary’s include the challenges, mysteries and wonders of going inward and our spiritual connection to the earth and each other beyond religions and dogmas.