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Full Name: Meg Kearney
Biography:
Meg Kearney is the author of a novel-in-verse for teens as well as two books of poems; the most recent, HOME BY NOW, won the 2010 PEN New England LL Winship Award. Currently Director of the Solstice Low-Residency MFA Program at Pine Manor College (Chestnut Hill, MA), Meg is the former Associate Director of The National Book Foundation, sponsor of the National Book Awards, headquartered in New York City. Recipient of an 2001 Artist's Fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts, Kearney also received a New York Times Fellowship and the Alice M. Sellers Academy of American Poets Award in 1998; the Geraldine Griffin Moore Award in Creative Writing in 1997 from The City College of New York; and the Frances B. DeNagy Poetry Award in 1985 from Marist College. Kearney was born in Manhattan, New York, and grew up in the Town of LaGrange, 75 miles north of New York City. She resides in New Hampshire.
Circuit Writer Information:
Category: Interstate
Travel Range: Anywhere, depending on previous commitments.
Transportation: Public; car.
Dates Available: Anytime, depending on previous commitments.
Fees: Minimum $100 plus travel, accommodations, and meals.
Contact Information: Email: megkearney@myfairpoint.net
Website (click here)
Author's Timeline:
2001 New York County
An Unkindness of Ravens
(Pub: BOA Editions, Ltd. ISBN: 978-1929918096)
Collection of poetry. 
2009 (Unknown) County
Home By Now
(Pub: Four Way Books. ISBN: 978-1-884800-94-8.)
Collection of poetry. 
2005 (Unknown) County
The Secret of Me: A Book Of Poems For Young Adults
(Pub: Persea Books. 2005 hardcover; 2007, paperback. ISBN: 978-0892553365)
Novel-in-verse for teens. 
? New York County
Meg Kearney was born in Manhattan, New York. 
? Dutchess County
Meg Kearney grew up in the Town of LaGrange, New York. 

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