Alayna Munce grew up in Huntsville, Ontario, and lives in the Parkdale neighbourhood of Toronto. Her work has appeared in various Canadian literary journals and has three times won prizes in Grain magazine’s annual Short Grain Contest. In 2003 she won second prize in the travel-writing category of the CBC Literary Awards. In 2004 she was featured in the anthology Breathing Fire 2: Canada's New Poets, edited by Lorna Crozier and Patrick Lane. When I Was Young and In My Prime, recently shortlisted for the Trillium Award, is her first book.
Festivals: 2006 (spring)