About

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Megan Giddings

has degrees from University of Michigan, Miami University, and Indiana University. She is Fiction co-Editor at The Offing and a Features Editor at The Rumpus. In 2018, she was a recipient of a Barbara Deming Memorial fund grant for feminist fiction. Her stories are forthcoming or that have been recently published in Black Warrior Review, Arts & Letters, Gulf Coast, and The Iowa Review. Her novel, Lakewood, will be published by Amistad in 2020. She's represented by Dan Conaway of Writers House.

You can find her on Twitter as @megiddings.

Currently reading: Queer by Audra Puchalski; Trust Exercise by Susan Choi; The Tradition by Jericho Brown.

Recently read: Sabrina by Nick Drnaso, How To Use Color by Farrow & Ball, Forward: 21st Century Flash Fiction

I’m currently judging Construction Lit’s Fiction contest and Indiana Review’s 2019 1/2k prize.

If you're here trying to figure out how to buy FORWARD, go here.

Want to pre-order Lakewood? Go here.

Current interests: Encouraging you to donate money to The Offing (help us get rid of submission fees & pay our writers better!); raising my house plants to be exemplary plants; telling people which books have made me cry in public, which books have made me laugh in public; reading interior design books; and re-upholstering terrible furniture from Goodwill.