Maureen Hynes is a Toronto poet whose poetry collection, Rough Skin, won the League of Canadian Poets Gerald Lampert prize for best first book of poetry in 1995. Books in Canada said of her poetic skill in Rough Skin, “Her range of subject matters and styles is remarkable, her selection of details, impeccable.” The Canadian Book Review Annual said, “A book this good makes you wonder what will come next. The promise of Rough Skin is fulfilled in Harm’s Way.”


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