Mary McMyne is the author of Wolf Skin, a chapbook forthcoming from Dancing Girl Press. She grew up in south Louisiana, in a plain white house at the edge of a deep dark wood. She studied literature and creative writing at Louisiana State University, before moving to the east coast to study fiction.
Since completing her MFA at New York University, she has received support for her writing from the Faulkner Prize for a Novel-in-Progress and the Sustainable Arts Foundation. Her stories and poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Los Angeles Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, Pedestal Magazine, New Delta Review, Word Riot, New Myths, Apex Magazine, and many other publications, including the anthologies The Way North and The Burden of Light.
She lives with her husband and daughter in Sault Sainte Marie, a small town on the Canadian border of northern Michigan. As assistant professor and co-editor of Border Crossing at Lake Superior State University, she teaches courses in English and creative writing. In her free time, she enjoys reading, listening to old records, and gazing at medieval manuscripts. She is currently at work on a novel.