Mary McMyne’s stories, essays, and poems have appeared widely in venues like Gulf Coast, Redivider, Strange Horizons, Painted Bride Quarterly, Arkansas Review, and Southern Humanities Review. She has won the Faulkner-Wisdom Prize for a Novel-in-Progress, a grant from the Sustainable Arts Foundation, and a National Endowment for the Arts Parent Fellowship to Vermont Studio Center, among other honors. Her debut fairy tale poetry chapbook, Wolf Skin (Dancing Girl Press, 2014), won the Elgin Chapbook Award. She edits fiction for Border Crossing and poetry for Enchanted Living.
A graduate of the New York University MFA Program, she is currently an Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Lake Superior State University in Michigan. She lives in a small town on the Canadian border, where the trees are full of ravens in summer and snow in spring.