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Prof. Lily Iona Mackenzie

For over 30 years, Prof. MacKenzie taught rhetoric to USF freshmen. Now, with joy, she is working with adults closer to her in age. A poet and novelist, her reviews, interviews, short fiction, poetry, travel pieces, essays, and memoir have appeared in over one hundred and sixty American and Canadian venues. Her poetry collection All This was published in 2011. Fling!, a novel that features older adults, was published in 2015. Curva Peligrosa, another novel, was released in 2017, and Freefall: A Divine Comedy, appeared in 2019. She also blogs at