Micheline Maylor

Micheline Maylor is an accomplished Canadian poet, academic and editor. She is also a professor of contemporary Canadian literature, creative writing and composition at Mount Royal University.

Dr. Maylor was born in Windsor, Ontario. She received her B.A. Honours from the University of Calgary, her M.A. with Distinction from Lancaster University (UK), and her PhD from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne (UK).

Dr. Maylor has a published numerous books of poetry, including Full Depth: The Raymond Knister Poems (2007), which was long-listed for the ReLit award, and Whirr and Click (2013), which was Micheline Maylorshort-listed for the Pat Lowther Memorial Award. Her experimental collection entitled Little Wildheart (2017), was short-listed for the Robert Kroetsch award, and long-listed for both the 2018 Pat Lowther Memorial Award and 2018 Raymond Souster Award. Her most recent publication, The Bad Wife (2021) explores the many ways to destroy love and marriage. In addition to her published work, Dr. Maylor was appointed Poet Laureate in Calgary from 2016-2018, the 2016 Author in Residence at the Calgary Public Library, and the 2019 Author in Residence for the Saskatchewan Writer’s Guild.

As an editor, Dr. Maylor is involved with Freefall literary magazine as their co-founder and Editor in Chief (2006 – Present), and the Frontenac House Press Quartet series as their Acquisitions Editor, in which the authors have been both short-listed or won various prestigious literary awards.


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