MAUREEN HYNES lives in Toronto. Her book, Rough Skin, won the League of Canadian Poets’ Gerald Lampert Award for best first book of poetry by a Canadian. Her fourth book of poetry, The Poison Colour, was shortlisted for both the League’s Raymond Souster and Pat Lowther Awards in 2017. Her work has been included in over 20 anthologies, and twice longlisted for the CBC Canada Reads poetry contest. Maureen is poetry editor for Our Times magazine.