MARY MCMYNE is the author of the Elgin award-winning poetry chapbook, Wolf Skin (Dancing Girl Press, 2014). Her fiction 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 Artist Fellowship to Vermont Studio Center, among other honors. Her stories, essays, and poems have appeared in venues like Gulf Coast, Chattahoochee Review, Ninth Letter, Cimarron Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, Southern Humanities Review, Word Riot, Los Angeles Review, Philadelphia Stories, and Apex Magazine. A graduate of New York University and Louisiana State University, she is currently an Associate Professor of English at Lake Superior State University, where she co-edits Border Crossing. She edits poetry for Faerie Magazine