Mary Wings

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General Information

Name: Mary Wings

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: 1949 in Chicago, Illinois

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Email: N/A

Illinois Connection

Wings was born and raised in Chicago. She studied at Shimer College when it was in Mount Carroll.

Biographical and Professional Information

Mary Wings is an author, artist and musician. She is best known for her series of detective novels featuring lesbian heroine Emma Victor.

Born Mary Geller, she adopted the name, Mary Wings, in 1972. In 1973, Wings made history by releasing Come Out Comix, the first lesbian underground comic book.

Wings has also contributed to two anthologies, Murder for Mother and Vengeance is Hers. She currently lives in San Francisco, California.

Published Works

  • Divine Victim, Plume, 1993

Emma Victor Series

  • She Came Too Late, Crossing Press, 1986
  • She Came in a Flash, New American Library, 1988
  • She Came by the Book, Berkley, 1996
  • She Came to the Castro, Berkley, 1997
  • She Came in Drag, Berkley, 1999

Titles at Your Library

Divine Victim

ISBN: 0452272106
Release Date: 1994-10-01

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She Came Too Late

ISBN: 0704339951
Release Date: 1986

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She Came in a Flash (Plume)

ISBN: 0452263840
Release Date: 1990-03-30

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She Came by the Book

ISBN: 0425151441
Release Date: 1996-03-01

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She Came to the Castro

ISBN: 042515629X
Release Date: 1997-04-01

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Literary Awards

Divine Victim

  • Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Mystery, 1993

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Mary Wings on WorldCat


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