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Mary Dessein

Mary Dessein


Addiction counselor by day, storyteller/musician by night, Mary Marguerite Dessein tells tales of the moon, tragedy, triumph or risqué adventure, captivating audiences with her voice, songs, and harp.

She is a host of Global Griot, a unique radio program of stories and music, Sundays 8-11 a.m. on KSER Everett 90.7FM (

She performs at "Stories & Tea" ( Her article, "Using stories in addiction treatment" was published in the award-winning anthology, "The Healing Heart ~ Communities", edited by Cox and Albert.

Affiliations include the Storytellers of Canada, and the Seattle and Port Angeles guilds.