MARY MCMYNE is the author of the Elgin award-winning poetry chapbook, Wolf Skin (Dancing Girl Press, 2014). Her stories, essays, and poems have appeared widely in venues like Gulf Coast, Chattahoochee Review, Ninth Letter, Cimarron Review, Southern Humanities Review, and Los Angeles Review. She has received the Faulkner-Wisdom Prize for a Novel-in-Progress, a Sustainable Arts Foundation Promise Award, and a National Endowment for the Arts Parent Fellowship to Vermont Studio Center. Additional support for her writing and teaching has been provided by the Marguerite McGlinn National Prize for Fiction, New York University, Louisiana State University, Michigan State University, and the National Writing Project. She serves as Chair of the School of Arts & Letters, an Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing, and fiction editor of Border Crossing at Lake Superior State University. She edits poetry for Faerie Magazine.