Bio

Nyla Matuk is the author of a chapbook of poems, Oneiric  (Frog Hollow Press, 2009) and Sumptuary Laws  (Vehicule Press, 2012), nominated for the League of Canadian Poets’ Gerald Lampert Award for a best first book of poetry in Canada. 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 was the 2015 Reynolds Atelier Visiting Artist at McGill University. Her poems have appeared recently in PN Review, The Fiddlehead, Ladowich, and the New Poetries VI  anthology published by Carcanet Press in 2015. Poems have also appeared in several other journals and magazines in Canada and the United States.