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Meg Files


Meg Files lives in Tucson, Arizona, where she chaired the English and Journalism Department at Pima College's West Campus, taught creative writing and directed the Pima Writers' Workshop. Her novel "Meridian 144" was nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award, translated into German and Japanese, and published recently as an ebook. Her other books include "Home Is the Hunter and Other Stories," "The Love Hunter and Other Poems" and the novel "The Third Law of Motion."

Her book about using personal experience and taking risks with writing, "Write from Life," was a Writer's Digest Book Club selection. A second edition was recently published by Allworth as "Writing What You Know." Her poetry Chapbook, "Lit Blue Sky Falling," is available from Finishing Line. Her awards include a Bread Loaf fellowship and the James Thurber Writer-in-Residency at The Ohio State University. Hundreds of her stories and poems have appeared in publications including Crazyhorse, Oxford Magazine, Mid-American Review, Iron Horse Literary Review, and Miramar. She directs the Tucson Festival of Books Literary Awards and Masters Workshop.

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Books:
Lit Blue Sky Falling

Finishing Line Press
ISBN 9781646620173
$14.99, INSTOCK
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Writing What You Know
Fiction / Literature
Allworth Press
November 2015
ISBN 9781621535119
212 pages
$16.99, INSTOCK
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