Isabella Fyvie Mayo (1843-1914) was a Scottish poet and novelist who also wrote under the pen name Edward Garrett. Isabella was privately educated at a girl's school near Covent Garden. With the help of friends she published poems and stories, using the pseudonym Edward Garrett. She spent most of her life living in Aberdeen, where she was the first woman elected to a public board. Her works include: The Occupations of a Retired Life (1868), By Still Waters (1874), Doing and Dreaming (1876), The Dead Sin and Other Stories (1878), Rab Bethune's Double; or, Life's Long Battle Won (1894) and Recollections (1910).