Author portrait by  Arthur Johnstone

Author portrait by Arthur Johnstone

Maw Shein Win

Maw Shein Win is a Burmese-American poet and educator who lives and works in the Bay Area. Her writing has appeared in many journals and several anthologies, including MARY: A Journal of New Writing, Cimarron Review, Poetry International, Fanzine, and others. She is a member of the SF Writers' Grotto and is the first poet laureate of El Cerrito, California. Along with Amanda Chaudhary, she is part of musical duo Pitta of the Mind that combines poetry with abstract electronic music. A collaborative book with paintings by artist Mark Dutcher, Ruins of a glittering palace, was published by SPA/Commonwealth Projects. Win's most recent poetry chapbook Score and Bone is on Nomadic Press (2016). Her full-length collection Invisible Gifts: Poems was published by Manic D Press in April 2018 and was a #2 City Lights Books bestselling paperback. More here

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Score and Bone (2016)