Mary McMyne is the author of Wolf Skin, a chapbook forthcoming from Dancing Girl Press. Born in the Deep South, she studied English and creative writing at Louisiana State University before moving to the east coast to study fiction.
Since earning her Master of Fine Arts in creative writing from New York University, she has been the recipient of the Faulkner Prize for a Novel-in-Progress and the Sustainable Arts Foundation Promise Award. Her stories and poems may be found in Word Riot, Pedestal Magazine, Painted Bride Quarterly, Los Angeles Review, Apex Magazine, New Delta Review, Poetry International, and many other publications. Her poetry has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and the Rhysling Award. Her criticism has appeared in American Book Review.
Since 2011, she has lived in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, where she is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English and Creative Writing and Co-Editor of Border Crossing at Lake Superior State University. Before joining the faculty at Lake State, she taught writing and literature at New York University, New Jersey City University, and other institutions. She is currently at work on a series of fabulist poems and a novel set in 12th century Germany.