Friday, August 31, 2007

Myna Wallin

Myna Wallin
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MYNA WALLIN is a poet, prose writer, poetry editor and radio host. She has published three chapbooks: Vulnerable Positions (2002), The Old Abandonment (2003) and Warning Signs (2005), all with Believe Your Own Press. Her first full-length collection of poetry, A Thousand Profane Pieces, was published by Tightrope Books in 2006.

She has also been published in many literary journals and anthologies including: The Algonquin Square Table Anthology, Eye Weekly, Existere, Kiss Machine, Misunderstandings Magazine, Moosecall: Big Game, Small Stories, NoD, Taddle Creek Magazine, Surface and Symbol, Strong Words Anthology Part 2, and Word: Canada's Magazine for Readers and Writers.
She hosts "In Other Words" on the second Tuesday of every month at 2 pm on CKLN 88.1 FM, interviewing authors from across Canada. Myna is also an Art Bar team member for the Art Bar Poetry Reading Series. As of January 2007 Myna took over the position of Poetry Editor at Tightrope Books. And this year she also took over as co-organizer of the Toronto Small Press Book Fair (with Halli Villegas). Myna has her Masters degree in English Literature from U of T. She is currently working on a novella.

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