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About Megan Atwood

I am a creative writer who specializes in writing young adult and children's books. I am also a former publishing professional who teaches classes on the current publishing industry and researches, trends, jobs, and issues within the industry.

Positions

2017 - Present Assistant Professor, Writing Arts, Rowan University College of Communication & Creative Arts
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2015 - 2017 Senior Editor, Capstone Publishing
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2010 - 2017 Instructor, Writing, Hamline University
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2013 - 2015 Judge, Young People's Category, Minnesota Book Award
2012 - 2013 Panelist, Minnesota State Arts Board
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Honors and Awards

  • YALSA Reluctant Readers Quickpicks, 2012-2014
  • Loft Excellence in Teaching Fellowship, 2012
  • Artist Initiative Grant, MN State Arts Board, 2010

Courses

  • Publishing and Editing
  • Genre Writing
  • Creative Writing I

Education

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2009 MFA, Writing, Hamline University
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1997 BA, English and Anthropology, University of Iowa
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