Friday, February 17, 2012

Maureen Hynes

Maureen Hynes's first book of poetry, Rough Skin (Wolsak and Wynn), won the League of Canadian Poets' Gerald Lampert Award for best first book of poetry. Her second collection, Harm's Way, was published by Brick Books, and her third, Marrow, Willow, arrived in April, 2011 from Pedlar Press in Toronto. She is a winner of the Petra Kenney Poetry Prize (London, England), and her poem, "The Last Cigarette" was chosen for the anthology Best Canadian Poems 2010, edited by Lorna Crozier. Hynes' poem, "The Poison Colour" was longlisted for the same collection for 2011. Maureen is the poetry editor for Our Times magazine.

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