Biography

Biography

Megan Staffel is the author of two novels, THE NOTEBOOK OF LOST THINGS ( Soho Press) and SHE WANTED SOMETHING ELSE ( North Point Press) and two collections of short stories, LESSONS IN ANOTHER LANGUAGE (Four Way Books) and A LENGTH OF WIRE AND OTHER STORIES (Pym-Randall Press). Her short stories have appeared in numerous journals including TheNorthwest Review, Ploughshares, Gargoyle, The New England Review, The Seattle Review, and The Kansas Quarterly. Her stories have been short listed in Best American Short Stories and nominated for The Pushcart Prize.

Megan has taught at the University of Iowa, Kansas State University, Rochester Institute of Technology and Vermont College. Presently, she teaches in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. She lives with her husband on an old dairy farm in a small town in western New York and has two adult children.