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Empowering Connection

telling stories

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Mary's Story

Mary Petiet is an award-winning writer, poet, and publisher from Cape Cod where her work is deeply influenced by the Cape’s nature and inspirational energy. Her work emphasizes our connection to each other and the natural world with a focus on positive empowerment. Mary has contributed to many books and journals and is the author of several titles. In addition to her writing, Mary is the founder of Massachusetts based independent publishing company Sea Crow Press, and self-publisher services company Libro Design.


Wash Ashore:
A Tale of Cape Cod


Award-winning Summer Beach Read 2022
Gold Winner National Indie Excellence Book Awards

Sign up for an unforgettable summer on Cape Cod!

When a surprise inheritance brings Olive Adams to Cape Cod to live in her aunt's old house, she finds her fortune shifting like the sands. Can she navigate a new life in the welcoming but mysterious house? As a dangerous hurricane barrels up the coast, Olive struggles to save the land next door from destruction as she waits for her new love to return.

Moon tide: Cape cod poems

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New England Book Festival Honorable Mention 2021

"The New Mary Oliver."
—Antonia Malchik, author of A Walking Life

"Worthy of a spot on the shelf next to Thoreau."

—T.R. Dott, Edible Cape Cod 

"Let Moon Tide take you to weathered gray houses, frogs in the marsh, and the constant presence of the sea like its own person." —Antonia Malchik, author of A Walking Life

owl magic

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Owl magic is the magic you find deep within yourself. Owls weave through the stages of life and many cultures as the embodiment of wisdom, and the deepest, soul-level intuition. This book guides you to access wise owl intuition through a series of yoga poses, meditations, universal laws, and writing prompts. The practices in OWL MAGIC will raise your inner magic to reach your highest self, letting your confidence and creativity flow as you follow the flights of this wise and mysterious creature.


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Sea Crow Press is an award-winning woman-run independent book publisher based on Cape Cod in Massachusetts committed to amplifying voices that might otherwise go unheard. We publish creative nonfiction, literary fiction, and poetry. Our books celebrate our connection to each other and to the natural world with a focus on positive change and great storytelling.

Mary offers consulting services to help you develop your writing skills and achieve your publishing goals. Whether you need help with story development, publishing strategy, or book marketing, Mary can provide the guidance and support you need to succeed.

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As a passionate advocate for the power of storytelling, Mary is available for speaking engagements and events. Whether you are looking for a keynote speaker or a workshop facilitator, Mary can share her insights and inspire your audience.


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