Mary McMyne is the author of the Elgin award-winning fairy-tale poetry chapbook, Wolf Skin (Dancing Girl Press, 2014). Her writing has appeared in venues like Gulf Coast, Chattahoochee Review, Ninth Letter, Painted Bride Quarterly, Cimarron Review, Pedestal Magazine, Word Riot, and Southern Humanities Review.  

She is the recipient of the William Faulkner-William Wisdom Prize for a Novel-in-Progress and a Sustainable Arts Foundation Promise Award for her fiction. Additional support for her writing has been awarded by Vermont Studio Center, the Marguerite McGlinn National Prize for Fiction, New York University, and Louisiana State University. She edits fiction for Border Crossing and poetry for Faerie Magazine.

Born in Louisiana, she teaches creative writing at Lake Superior State University in Michigan, where she serves as Chair of the School of Arts & Letters.  She is currently at work on a novel and a full-length poetry collection.  Learn more about her academic and teaching interests on her curriculum vitae.