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Megan Clark

Instructor    Graduate Teaching Assistant

B.A., English, University of Arkansas
M.F.A., Creative Writing, University of Arkansas


Megan Clark grew up in north-central Arkansas along the Ozark foothills. She received her BA in English and her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Arkansas, where she was a Walton Fellow in Fiction. Currently, in her fourth year at GSU, she is a Ph.D. candidate in fiction with a Virginia Spencer Carr Fellowship in Prose and an Advanced Teaching Fellowship. Her stories have appeared in Deep South Magazine, the Masters Review, and New Southerner; they have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. In addition to teaching, she works as the assistant fiction editor for New South. She has presented panels about creative writing at the C. D. Wright Women Writers Conference and New Voices Conference. Her areas of interest include Southern literature, fairy tales, the Gothic, and space travel. Mostly, she believes that the South still has stories to tell and most of them are weird.