Margaret McMullan

Creative Writing Department University of Evansville
Evansville, IN 47722
Phone: 
(812) 479-2977

Author's Bio

Margaret McMullan is the author of six award-winning novels including In My Mother's House (St. Martin’s/Thomas Dunne Books/Picador, 2003) and the young adult novels How I Found the Strong (Houghton Mifflin 2004), When I Crossed No-Bob (Houghton Mifflin, 2007), Cashay (Houghton Mifflin 2009), and Sources of Light (Houghton Mifflin 2010). Her work has appeared in Glamour, the Chicago Tribune, Southern Accents, TriQuarterly, Michigan Quarterly Review, Other Voices, Boulevard, Ploughshares, The Sun, The Pinch, and Lost Magazine among others. She’s currently a summer faculty member of the Southampton Stony Brook MFA program and a professor of English at the University of Evansville, in Evansville, Indiana.

Publications and Prizes

Prizes Won: 
2010 NEA Fellowship; 2010 Fulbright to teach at the University of Pécs, Pécs, Hungary; 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.

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

More Information

Listed as: 
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Newton
Raised in: 
Jackson, MS
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Last updated: Feb 05, 2015