Agent: Louise Fury
Chinwe Mary Okoye is an attorney and writer living in Tucson, AZ. She has worked on two critically acclaimed films, Thirteen, a feature, and The Killer Within, a documentary and was a finalist in the Sundance Feature Film Program. Mary is dedicated to a multi-cultural voice in her work. REDBONE, a poignant, voice-driven middle grade memoir is about a 14-year old inner city girl who runs away from her mentally ill mother to find solace with a family of sharecroppers on a Georgia Farm.