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Mary Rykov

 

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Membership level
Full
First name
Mary
Last name
Rykov
Province (postal abbreviation)
ON
Country
Canada
 

ABOUT

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Location (city/town)
Toronto, Ontario CANADA
Biography
Puerto Rico-born María Helena Auerbach Rykov is a music therapist-researcher, editor, educator, and writer who currently lives and works in Tkaronto (Toronto). Her songs, fiction, poetry, and nonfiction appear in various venues. She freelances as a writing mentor and editor in multiple genres and disciplines, and serves as proofreader and copy editor for Pulp Literature Press. When not playing with words or music, this poet is a compulsive knitter and an ardent dandelion enthusiast, cyclist, and foodie. More at https://www.maryrykov.com.

"The advantage of poetry over life is that poetry, if it is sharp enough, may last." — Louise Glück
Languages and translation
English
Spanglish/espangles
 

PUBLICATIONS AND RECOGNITION

Books and other publications
some conditions apply: poems. [book] Inanna Publications, 2020.

music at a time like this. [compact disc] Music Therapy Services, 2006.
Genres
  • Print poetry
  • Prose poetry
Genres (non-poetry)
  • Creative non-fiction
  • Academic writing
  • Literary fiction
Genres (other)
music-evoked imagery facilitator for writers and artists
flash fiction
singer songwriter
 

BOOK THIS POET TODAY

Contact poet directly
mary.rykov.editor@gmail.com
League-funded opportunities
  • Canada Poetry Tours (national)
  • Readings in Public Places (Toronto)
  • Poets in the Schools (Ontario)
  • National Poetry Month (national, April only)
International bookings
mary.rykov.editor@gmail.com
Province
  • Ontario
Editorial services
  • Individual poem editing
  • Non-fiction editing
  • One-on-one mentoring
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