Lynes Jeanette

Jeanette Lynes is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently The New Blue Distance (Wolsak and Wynn, 2009) and It's Hard Being Queen: The Dusty Springfield Poems (Freehand Books, 2008). Her first novel, The Factory Voice,
published by Coteau Books in 2009, was longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize; it was also a Globe and Mail 'Top 100' book for 2009. Jeanette co-edits The Antigonish Review and teaches writing and Canadian literature at St. Francis Xavier University.

Awards
The Factory Voice longlisted for a ReLit Award 2010
First prize The Nick Blatchford Occasional
Verse Contest, The New Quarterly
The Factory Voice: A Novel longlisted for Scotiabank Giller Prize, 2009.
Visiting Artist in Residence Award, Queen's University, Department of Women's Studies, 2008.
Fellowship, Hawthornden International Writers Retreat, June 2007;
Co-Winner, Ralph Gustafson Poetry Prize, 2006;
Finalist, National Magazine Awards, 2006;
Honourable Mention, Ralph Gustafson Poetry Prize, 2005;
Finalist, Pat Lowther Memorial Award, 2004;
Bliss Carman Poetry Prize, 2001;
First Prize, Grain Magazine, Dramatic Monologue in "Short Grain Contest," 2001;
First Prize, Grain Magazine, Postcard Story in "Short Grain Contest, 2000;
Second Prize, Bliss Carmen Poetry Prize Competition, 2000.

Selected Publications
Left Fields (Wolsk and Wynn, 2003)
The Aging Cheerleader's Alphabet (Mansfield Press, 2003)
A Woman Alone on the Atikokan Highway (Wolsak and Wynn, 1999)
Words Out There: Women Poets in Atlantic Canada (Roseway, 1999)
The Crisp Day Closing on My Hand: The Poetry of M. Travis Lane (Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2007)
The New Blue Distance (Wolsak and Wynn, 2008)
It's Hard Being Queen: The Dusty Springfield Poems (Freehand Books, 2008)

Selected Anthologies
Words Out There: Women Poets in Atlantic Canada (Roseway, 1999)
Paradise Frost: The Thunder Bay Poetry Renaissance (Edgy Writers/Thunder Bay, 1999)

Jeanette Lynes,
E-mail: jeanette.lynes@usask.ca
Website: http://www.jeanettelynes.wordpress.com
Link: www.theantigonishreview.com