MARY MCMYNE is the author of stories, essays, and poems in venues like Gulf Coast, Chattahoochee Review, Ninth Letter, Word Riot, Cimarron Review, Southern Humanities Review, Philadelphia Stories, and Painted Bride Quarterly. Her fiction has won 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. Her debut poetry chapbook, Wolf Skin (Dancing Girl Press, 2014), won the Elgin Chapbook Award. 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.