Marcia  Bennett

Welcome to Marcia Bennett’s web site.

Marcia is the published author of four children’s books and one adult novel. Be sure to check out the new web page showing some of her handcrafted silver and dichroic glass jewelry.


The door is open, so come on in and look around.

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Marcia’s award-winning newest book, Umbrella Town, was published in June, 2012, for ages 5 through 9 and for younger ages as a read-aloud. Click on Books at the left to find out more about Umbrella Town and the courageous little girl who brings about a dramatic change in the town.

Charmingly illustrated by Michele Bennett.

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Mystery at Jacob’s Well, Mystery at Saddlecreek, and The Backpack Cat are for ages 8 to 12.  Somebody Left the Door Open is a book of whimsical poems for children of all ages. Ladies of the Bomb Squad is a short adult novel about the antics and adventures of four best friends in a retirement home.

For more about each book, click on Books at the left.

In addition to writing, Marcia’s interests include wood carving, quilting, playing the folk harp, building doll houses and miniature furnishings, and making jewelry.

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Marcia was selected to be a featured children’s author at the Texas Book Festival, November, 2003, in Austin, Texas.

Marcia’s unpublished children’s book, Umbrella Town, won  first prize in the Katherine Anne Porter Literary Festival!