Lily Iona Mackenzie
Lily Iona Mackenzie is Canadian by birth and has taught expository and creative writing, the humanities, and English at the University of San Francisco and other Bay Area colleges for more than twenty years. A former chair of the Marin Poetry Center, she has served on other Marin nonprofit boards and is vice president of the part-time faculty union at USF. Her poetry, critical and personal essays/articles, travel pieces, and short fiction have appeared in numerous US and Canadian publications. Little Red Tree Press published her poetry collection All This in October 2011 and will be publishing three of her novels. In her spare time, she keeps a dream journal, gardens, works out at the gym, paints, and blogs.