Mary Rodgers Bio

A career performer and storyteller, Mary was the keyboardist and lead vocalist in an all-female rock band for a number of years, and has acted in leading roles in plays and musicals across the United States. 

Her first screenplay, Common Ground, won a finalist slot in the Moondance International Film Festival competition, and she is a member of the Screen Actor's Guild/AFTRA, SCBWI and the New York chapter of Women in Film and Television. 

Mary is a proud 2009 graduate of the Odyssey Fantasy Writing Workshop and published her first short story in the fall of that same year. She loves good friends, good wine, and English Bulldogs.


Listen to me read a few excerpts from my works in progress...

Project Catchstar

Her reputation blackened and her spirit broken, budding archaeologist Claire Everston has been in hiding for months. But her past is about to catch up with her. Listen in as she meets Theo and Johnnie for the first time. Desperate for information, they've finally tracked Claire down.

And they've led her enemies straight to her...

The Mystery of Perdu Island

Nothing much ever happened in sleepy Fairfield. At least, that's what best friends Billy and Chance always thought. Right up until the day that Chance's daddy went missing. Listen in as they meet Odile, a strange girl who just might hold the key to finding out what happened.

Because the truth is, nothing in Fairfield is what it seems...and there's a reason that Perdu Island is supposed to stay lost...

Dreams and Shadows

Tessa McAllister has just one goal: to fog her brain with whiskey until her hurt goes away. But life in the form of her perfect sister, Grace, and the oddest police officer that she's ever met keeps interfering. Listen in as Tessa has a run-in with Grace at the corner store.

It seems that Grace's life is not so perfect after all. And Tessa may find that her hated famly ties are the only thing that can free her from her pain...


Project Catchstar • 00:04:10


The Mystery of Perdu Island • 00:05:17


Dreams and Shadows • 00:07:20