Mary-Beth Hughes ’95

  • Mary-Beth Hughes


Mary-Beth is the author of Pushcart Prize-winner Double Happiness, and of the best-selling novel Wavemaker II. Her stories have been published in A Public Space, The Paris Review, among others. She graduated from MMC in 1995 with a BA in English.


Mary-Beth Hughes is the author of the novels, The Loved Ones, Wavemaker II, and the collection Double Happiness. Her stories have been published in A Public Space, The Georgia Review, The Mississippi Review, The St. Ann’s Review, The Paris Review, and Ploughshares, and have been collected in The Dictionary of Failed Relationships, Object Lessons: The Paris Review presents The Art of the Short Story,and 2011 Pushcart Prize XXXV. She is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Humanities and Media Studies at the Pratt Institute and lives in Brooklyn, New York.