Bio


Stranger launches October 5 at the Monarch Tavern, 12 Clinton St., Toronto and October 7 at Drawn & Quarterly, 211 Bernard O., Montreal.
Both 7 pm

Nyla Matuk is the author of Sumptuary Laws (2012), nominated for the League of Canadian Poets’ Gerald Lampert Award for a best first book of poetry in Canada, and also a chapbook of poems, Oneiric  (2009). Sumptuary Laws was named a National Post best book of poetry in 2012 and a ‘must-read’ book of poetry at CBC Books. Matuk received a Yaddo fellowship in 2014 and held the 2015 Reynolds Atelier Visiting Artist at McGill University.

Her poems have appeared recently or are forthcoming in The New Yorker, PN Review, The Fiddlehead, Prelude, and the New Poetries VI  anthology published by Carcanet Press in 2015.

Poems have also appeared in other journals and magazines in Canada, the U.S., and the U.K. A second book of poems, Stranger, will be published in 2016.