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Jeanette Lynes

Jeanette Lynes

M.A. (York), M.F.A. (University of Southern Maine), Ph.D. (York)

Professor of English and Coordinator, MFA in Writing (I.C.C.C.)

Office: Arts 408
Phone: 966-2781

Jeanette Lynes, who coordinates the MFA in Writing at the University of Saskatchewan, is the author of six books of poetry, including Archive of the Undressed (2012) which was shortlisted for two Saskatchewan Book Awards, as well as the novel The Factory Voice (2009). She is currently co-editing the anthology Love Where The Nights Are Twice As Long: Canadian Poets’ Love Letters. As a literary critic, Professor Lynes researches Atlantic Canadian regionalism and has published  essays on writers such as L. M. Montgomery and Wayne Johnston, as well as an essay on Saskatchewan poets in Literary History of Saskatchewan Vol. 2 (2014).


Artistic Works


Jeanette Lynes' seventh book of poetry, Bedlam Cowslip: The John Clare Poems is forthcoming in 2015 from Wolsak and

Wynn's Buckrider Books Imprint. Where The Nights Are Twice As Long: Canadian Poets' Love Letters, co-edited with Dave Eso, is forthcoming from Goose Lane Editions in 2015. This anthology includes over 100 Canadian poets. 

Jeanette Lynes' monograph, "Travis Lane, Ecopoet," is forthcoming from Frog Hollow Press (Victoria, BC).