“We live in an ephemeral space, where endings and goodbyes are a constant certainty, and beauty and glory are its brilliant, fleeting stars.”

mary ann  burrows 

Mary Ann Burrows is an emerging writer, and artist based on the west coast of British Columbia, Canada.  She is the author/illustrator of two children’s books –Oh, Monkey and Gator on My Back. She is also co-author/contributor to  3 books:

  • The Creativity Workbook for Coaches and Creatives, 
  • Transformational Journaling for Coaches, Therapists, and Clients,
  •  The Great Book of Journaling, How Journal Writing Can Support a Life of Wellness, Creativity, Meaning, and Purpose.

Mary Ann’s first true love is poetry She is currently working on a memoir in narrative poems. 

Poetry Honours – World Ebracce Poetry Contest, United Kingdom – shortlisted for further consideration 2022. /15,0000 entries 1 of 2 Canadians -“The Hope of Reemergence” – A poem about Persephone.


A little bit more about Mary Ann

Life Coach – Martha Becks Wayfinder Life Coaching

Creativity Coaching Intro and Advanced – Dr. Eric Maisel

Art Teacher –Art and Creative instructor at Delta’s McKee Senior Center.

Board Member Positions: 

Founding Board Member (secretary) The Doug and Maureen Husband Legacy Society  A Delta BC Society has a mission to inspire and strengthen the community of Delta through arts, culture, and history.

Founding Board Member (vice-president) of The Harlow and Mary Ann Burrows Foundation with yearly donations to Take a Hike Foundation, The Delta Hospital and Delta Assist Community Programs.

Founder and President of Artists in the Village Non-Profit Society (2015-17) a local arts society that helped raise awareness of the importance of art and creativity in the community.

Published works:

Monthly Columnist for The Delta Optimist – Creativity Column “An Artful Life” (2017/2018)

Oh, Monkey ! Published in 2019 (author & illustrator)

GATOR ON MY BACK Published in 2020 (author & illustrator)

The Creativity Workbook for Coaches and Creatives (Contributing author) Edited by Dr. Eric Maisel,Routledge,New York 2020

Transformational Journaling for Coaches, Therapists and Clients (Contributing author) Edited by Lynda Monk,Dr. Eric Maisel, Routledge New York 2021

The Great Book of Journaling, (Contributing Author) Edited by Lynda Monk/Dr. Eric Maisel