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Megan Harlan

Megan Harlan, American fiction writer, journalist, poet. Recipient Writers fellowship, New York University GSAS, 1991-1993. Member of Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association West (associate), National Book Critics Circuit (associate).

Background

  • Harlan, Megan was born on January 1, 1970 in Burlington, Vermont, United States. Daughter of Neal MacLaren and Sherry (Yandle) Harlan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Tufts University, 1991. Master of Fine Arts, New York University, 1993.

    Career

    • Freelance book critic The New York Times, New York City, since 1996. Freelance journalist Elle magazine, 1997—2000. Freelance travel writer The New York Times, since 1999.

      Freelance book critic The San Francisco Chronicle, since 2001. Contributing writer, book critic Entertainment Weekly, New York City, 1995—2003.

    Works

    • Contributor short stories to Alaska Quarterly Review, Sycamore Review, Meridian, other literature journals. Author: numerous poems.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Liberals

    Membership

    Member of Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association West (associate), National Book Critics Circuit (associate).

    Connections

    • Married Matthew Thomas Culligan, July 28, 2001.
    • father: Neal MacLaren Harlan
    • mother: Sherry (Yandle) Harlan
    • spouse: Matthew Thomas Culligan
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    Born January 1, 1970
    (age 46)
    Nationality
    • 1991
      Tufts University
    • 1993
      New York University
    • 1996
      Freelance book critic The New York Times
    • 1997
      freelance journalist Elle magazine
    • 1999
      freelance travel writer, The New York Times
    • 2001
      freelance book critic The San Francisco Chronicle

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