About The Author

Shannon Maguire

Shannon Maguire is a non-binary writer and editor. The author of two full-length poetry collections, fur(l) parachute (2013)—shortlisted for the Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry—and Myrmurs: An Exploded Sestina (2015), Shannon’s poetry has been also shortlisted for the bpNichol Chapbook Award and the Manitoba Magazine Award for Best Suite of Poems. Shannon has also published four chapbooks, the most recent of which, As An Eel Through the Body (2016) is a bilingual Finnish/English collaboration with Helsinki-based writer and literary scholar, Vappu Kannas. Shannon edited and wrote the critical introduction to Planetary Noise: Selected Poetry of Erín Moure (2017). With Lesley Belleau, Shannon is the guest co-editor of the Winter 2017 special issue of Contemporary Verse 2 on Northern Ontarian Innovative and Indigenous Poetics. Shannon lives in Calgary where she is an Assistant Professor (LTA) in the Department of English at the University of Calgary.

Books by Shannon Maguire