Meagan Cass

Summer Writers Institute Faculty: Micro-Fiction
PhD, University of Louisiana Lafayette
MFA, Sarah Lawrence College
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    Meagan Cass' first full-length collection of stories, ActivAmerica, won the Katherine Anne Porter Prize and was published in 2017 by University of North Texas Press. Her stories have appeared in DIAGRAM, Mississippi Review, Joyland, Puerto del Sol, Hayden's Ferry Review, and elsewhere. Her flash fiction was selected for SmokeLong Quarterly’s Best of the First Ten Years anthology as well as for the Wigleaf Top 50. She is a board member for Sundress Publications, where she is a founding and managing editor of Craft Chaps with Amy Sayre Baptista. Meagan holds an MFA in fiction from Sarah Lawrence College and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Louisiana Lafayette. She is an associate professor of English at the University of Illinois Springfield.