Margaret McMullan

Creative Writing Department University of Evansville
Evansville, IN 47722
(812) 449-6252

Author's Bio

Margaret McMullan is the author of eight award-winning books including the novel, In My Mother’s House and the anthology, Every Father’s Daughter. Her work has appeared in USA Today, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, among others. She received a NEA Fellowship and a Fulbright in Hungary to research her new book, Where The Angels Lived: One Family’s Story of Loss, Exile, and Return, due out in 2018.

Publications and Prizes

Aftermath Lounge
(Calypso Editions, 2015)
, How I Found the Strong
(Houghton Mifflin, 2004)
, In My Mother's House
(St. Martin's Press, 2003)
, Sources of Light
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010)
, Tanzania on Tuesday
(New Rivers Press, 1997)
, When I Crossed No-Bob
(Houghton Mifflin, 2007)
, When Warhol Was Still Alive
(Crossing Press, 1994)
Breaking Up is Hard to Do: Stories by Women
(The Crossing Press, 1995)
, Catholic Girls & Boys
(Penguin, 1994)
, Christmas Stories from the South’s Best Writers
(Pelican Publishing Company, 2008)
, VS: The Versus Anthology
(Press 53, 2009)
Boulevard, Brain, Chicago Tribune, Child, Greensboro Review, Indianapolis Star, Michigan Quarterly Review, New England Living, Southern Accents, TriQuarterly
Prizes Won: 
Every Father’s Daughter winner of the 2017 Independent Press Award for Best Anthology; 2010 NEA Fellowship; 2010 Fulbright to teach at the University of Pécs, Pécs, Hungary; Aftermath Lounge finalist for the Eric Hoffer Award, Montaigne Medal, The Lascaux Book Prize in Short Fiction, and the Balcones Fiction Prize; 2008 Parents’ Choice Silver Honor; 2007 School Library Journal Best Book; Mississippi Arts and Letters Award for Best Fiction (2004 and 2008); Indiana Best Young Adult Book (2005 and 2008);2006 Award for Fiction from the Mississippi Library Association;ALA 2005 Notable Social Studies Book; Booklist's Top Ten First Novel for Youth.; 2 Individual Artist Fellowships from the Indiana Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Newton, MS
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Jackson, MS
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Last updated: Feb 07, 2018