Margaret McMullan

Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer

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

Author's Bio

Margaret McMullan is the author of nine award-winning books including the novels In My Mother’s House and Sources of Light; the story collection Aftermath Lounge; the anthology Every Father’s Daughter; and the memoir Where the Angels Lived. Her work has appeared in USA Today, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, and Glamour among others. She received a NEA Fellowship and a Fulbright in Hungary. Margaret writes full time in Mississippi.

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Books:
Where the Angels Lived (Calypso Editions, 2019)
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Every Father's Daughter (McPherson & Company, 2015)

Fiction

Anthologies:
VS: The Versus Anthology (Press 53, 2009)
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Christmas Stories from the South’s Best Writers (Pelican Publishing Company, 2008)
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Breaking Up is Hard to Do: Stories by Women (Crossing Press, 1995)
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Catholic Girls & Boys (Penguin, 1994)
Books:
Aftermath Lounge (Calypso Editions, 2015)
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Sources of Light (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010)
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When I Crossed No-Bob (Houghton Mifflin, 2007)
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How I Found the Strong (Houghton Mifflin, 2004)
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In My Mother's House (St. Martin's Press, 2003)
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Tanzania on Tuesday (New Rivers Press, 1997)
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When Warhol Was Still Alive (Crossing Press, 1994)
Journals: ,
Brain
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Chicago Tribune
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Child
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Indianapolis Star
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New England Living
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Southern Accents
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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.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Newton, MS
Mississippi
Raised in: 
Jackson, MS
Mississippi
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Last update: Mar 31, 2019