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Megan Giddings

Assistant Professor-Fixed Term


Megan Giddings’ first novel, Lakewood, was published by Amistad in March 2020. Her essays and short stories have been published in places such as Black Warrior Review, Catapult, The Iowa Review, Southeast Review, and The Paris Review (online). Megan’s work has been a recipient of a Barbara Deming Memorial Grant for feminist fiction, anthologized in Best of the Net anthologies, and anthologized in Best Small Fictions. She is a Senior Features Editor at The Rumpus, the Fiction Editor at The Offing, and was the anthology editor for a flash fiction anthology, Forward: 21st Century Flash Fiction. Megan is currently writing a second novel about witches, Michigan, love, and compliance. More about her can be found at