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fiction writer , journalist , poet

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

  • Other Work

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

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