Wolf Skin / Mary McMyne
dancing girl press, 2014
MARY MCMYNE grew up in south Louisiana, in a plain white house at the edge of a deep dark wood. She studied literature and creative writing at Louisiana State University, before moving to the east coast to study fiction. Since completing her MFA at 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 have appeared or are forthcoming in Los Angeles Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, Word Riot, Pedestal Magazine, New Delta Review, New Myths, Apex Magazine, and many other publications, including the anthologies The Way North: Collected Upper Peninsula New Works and The Burden of Light: Poems on Illness and Loss. Her book reviews and interviews have appeared in various publications, including American Book Review. She lives in Sault Sainte Marie, a small town on the Canadian border of northern Michigan. As assistant professor and co-editor of Border Crossing at Lake Superior State University, she teaches courses in English and creative writing. Visit her online at marymcmyne.com.