Berkeley Public Library Foundation

Berkeley Public Library Foundation

Maw Shein Win

Maw Shein Win is a poet, editor, and educator who lives and teaches in the Bay Area. Her chapbooks include Ruins of a Glittering Palace (SPA) and Score and Bone (Nomadic Press). Invisible Gifts: Poems was published by Manic D Press in 2018. Win is the first poet laureate of El Cerrito (2016 – 2018), and she was a Visiting Scholar in the Department of English at UC Berkeley in 2019. She is a member of The Writers Grotto and on the board of PEN Oakland. Her poetry collection Storage Unit for the Spirit House will be published by Omnidawn in 2020.