About Tracy


Tracy Crow is the author of the award-winning memoir, Eyes Right: Confessions from a Woman Marine; the military conspiracy thriller, An Unlawful Order, under her pen name, Tracy Crow bio photo for EYES RIGHTCarver Greene; the true story collection, Red, White, & True: Stories from Veterans and Families, WWII to Present; and the new breakthrough writing text, On Point: A Guide to Writing the Military Story, in which Crow combines her skills and experience as a former Marine Corps officer, award-winning military journalist, author, editor, and assistant professor of creative writing.

In March 2017, the University of Nebraska Press will release her newest book project–this one produced with co-author Jerri Bell–It’s My Country Too: Women’s Military Stories from the American Revolution to Afghanistan, in which Tracy and Jerri document women’s military service to America since the Revolutionary War.

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As a young Marine in the 1980s.
Nats 2014 Dream Foundation Gala
Tracy and husband Mark Weidemaier.

Tracy’s short stories and essays have appeared in a number of literary journals and anthologies, and been nominated three times for the Pushcart Prize. She has a B.A. in creative writing  from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida, and an MFA in creative writing from Queens University of Charlotte in North Carolina. She and her husband, Mark Weidemaier, an MLB lifer, live on ten storybook acres in central North Carolina with their four dogs — Molly, Cash, Hadley, and Fenway.

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7 Comments

  1. You have been recommended to me by our good friend Kathleen Rodgers. We are working on a multi-year Veterans’ Project and would like to consider involving you and your book, as well as train us, give a talk, serve on a panel, and perhaps lead a weekend retreat for Veterans. Please respond, as I am writing a proposal to the NEA for funding and it is due in two days.

  2. Tracy, thank you for responding to my msg on FB. So excited to talk to you more about your book and working with student veterans. Along with being a former marine, I have over 15 years working as a Veterans Counselor/professor of Boots to Books, along with starting a nonprofit for assisting student veterans in their transition from military to civilian life/college. Please let me know how I can best talk to you more.
    All my best,
    Catherine

  3. Attended Tracy’s talk at Carteret Writers in Morehead City today. She was a great presenter, even after only 4 hours sleep. I’m looking forward to her online workshop next February.

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