Mary Alice Monroe

Mary Alice Monroe speaking at a podium

Mary Alice Monroe accepting her Lifetime Achievement Award for the Mainstream genre. Image courtesy of RT Book Reviews.

(1960-) Mary Alice Monroe is a best-selling author known for fiction that explores the compelling parallels between nature and human nature. She is an active conservationist and serves on the South Carolina Aquarium Board Emeritus, The Leatherback Trust, The Pat Conroy Literary Center Honorary Board, Friends of Coastal Carolina, and Casting Carolinas Advisory Board.