Tag Archives: Maureen Hynes

IT’S ABOUT COMMUNITY, NOT COMPETITION #2

It’s About Community, Not Competition Part 2 By Jorge Antonio Vallejos For the last week and a half I’ve been writing about a poem that I had commissioned by a group of student lawyers from University of Toronto and York … Continue reading

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MY FIRST MONTH OF THE END OF THE WORLD: JANUARY 2012

My First Month Of The End Of The World: January 2012 By Jorge Antonio Vallejos It’s a gray day and my T.V has a dark show on: The First 48.  I have no idea why I watch it.  It’s always … Continue reading

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NARCISSUS UNFOLDING

Narcissus Unfolding By Jim Nason Reviewed by Jorge Antonio Vallejos Toronto poet Maureen Hynes told me about Jim Nason last year.  She spoke of him with kindness and reverence.  I remember her saying, “good poet,” after his name as she … Continue reading

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TORONTO POET MAUREEN HYNES READS HER POETRY

I first met Maureen Hynes at a Toronto Women’s Bookstore event.  I recognized her from a photo on the net.  I was just curious to see who the editor was who chose my poem No Les Da Verguenza for publication in Our … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH TORONTO POET MAUREEN HYNES

Maureen Hynes has published three books of poetry, Rough Skin (Wolsak and Wynn) Harm’s Way (Brick Books), Marrow, Willow (Pedlar Press) and is working on a fourth. She has twice been selected for the Banff Writers’ Studio and in 2007, a selection of her … Continue reading

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MARROW, WILLOW

Marrow, Willow By Maureen Hynes Reviewed by Jorge Antonio Vallejos Marrow, Willow, Maureen Hynes third collection of poems stays true to its title: it goes deep while remaining flexible.  It’s a bit different than her first two collections Rough Skin, … Continue reading

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