Mary Petiet is a reporter, writer, and poet. She is the author of Minerva’s Owls. Her work is frequently inspired by her native Cape Cod, where she covers the local farm beat for Edible Cape Cod magazine. She has contributed to a number of books and published a selection of essays and articles in a variety journals and magazines. She works as a freelance reporter and content writer for clients in the US and the Netherlands, including the Cape Cod Regional STEM Program and the Amsterdam Mamas. A graduate of the University of St Andrews, Mary is currently based in the Netherlands.