Mary Tanguay began writing at an early age, mostly poetry and short stories. Her first novel, Run With Nare, was published in 1983 and translated into several languages. She has also published a children’s book, The Accident; a short story, “A Woman’s Liberation,” was broadcast by the BBC; and a novel, Be At The Windmill, which deals with the Irish diaspora and their part in the founding of the capital of Canada. Other works include a novel based on the life of a famous sixteenth-century Irish sea Captain, No Small Woman, which has been accepted for a feature film in Ireland by Fred Craig, Paramedia. A play, Return To Grosse Ile, was presented by Zyber Theatre in Tralee, Co. Kerry, Ireland, as well as by the Tara Players in Ottawa, Canada.