Micheline Maylor

Calgary Poet Laureate 2016 – 2018

A certified poetry fanatic, Micheline Maylor teaches creative writing, poetry, fiction, non-fiction and composition at Mount Royal University where she won the Teaching Excellence Award in 2015.

Her newest collection, Little Wildheart, was short-listed for the Robert Kroetsch award for experimental poetry and deals with the question: What does it mean to be human?

Her poetry has been published in over 85 journals in five countries including Partisan, The Literary Review of Canada, and she is a regular poetry reviewer at Quill and Quire.

Read the Calgary Poet Laureate Announcement

Website: michelinemaylor.com
Twitter: @MichelineMaylor

Micheline Maylor
Micheline Maylor Photo: Patrick McAneeley

“We are a place where diverse voices collaborate to create inspirational ideas. We are a place where our political and cultural leaders are fully engaged in supporting and manifesting a diverse, vibrant, and engaged community of artists. I am honoured to be selected as Calgary’s first female Poet Laureate.”

Micheline Maylor
Works by Micheline Maylor

Almanac of the Douglas Fir
Before the Dark