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Meg Kearney

Meg Kearney is the author of the poetry collections Home By Now,  An Unkindness of Ravens and The Secret of Me, a novel in verse for teens. Her picture book, Trouper the Three-Legged Dog, is forthcoming from Scholastic. Her poetry has been featured on Poetry Daily and Garrison Keillor’s “A Writer’s Almanac,” and in such publications as Agni, The Gettysburg Review, Ploughshares,and Poetry, as well as in numerous anthologies. Director of the Solstice Low-Residency M.F.A. in Creative Writing at Pine Manor College and the Solstice Summer Writers’ Conference, Meg was associate director of the National Book Foundation for eleven years. She also taught poetry at the New School University. A repeat fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Meg has also received fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the New York Times. She is a past president of the Hudson Valley Writers’ Association of upstate New York. Meg was born in Manhattan and currently resides in New Hampshire. For more information, visit

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