Mary Ann Mitchell's short stories have been published in a number of magazines. The short story The Hyacinth Girl appeared in the anthology The Year’s Best Horror Stories: XXI, edited by Karl Edward Wagner. A modified version became the first chapter of Drawn To The Grave, which won the International Horror Guild Award for Best First Book and was a finalist for the Bram Stoker Award. She has published five books in her Marquis de Sade vampire series and has a stand-alone book titled Ambrosial Flesh.
She has served as Secretary, Vice-President, and President of the Northern California Chapter of Sisters in Crime and Secretary of the Horror Writers of America Association. Mitchell is also a member of Mystery Writers of America, and the Science Fiction, Fantasy Writers of America.Website