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Sharon Mabry

Award Winning novelist and nonfiction author




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Prior to novel-writing, Sharon Mabry, who is an award-winning mezzo-soprano soloist and recording artist, premiered works by more than forty composers and made nine critically acclaimed recordings. She is the author of two books about music, Exploring Twentieth-Century Vocal Music (Oxford Univ. Press, 2002, 2009) and The Performing Life: A Singer’s Guide to Survival (Scarecrow Press, Rowman & Littlefield, 2012). In addition, Mabry established a long tenure as professor of music at Austin Peay State University, where she received the university’s highest award for creativity (the Richard M. Hawkins Award) and for teaching (the Distinguished Professor Award). Sharon Mabry is an East Tennessee native from Newport, TN. She currently lives in Clarksville, TN. The Postmaster’s Daughter is her first novel and was a finalist in the 2022 NIEA Excellence Awards.

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