Meg received her BA in English from The University of Iowa, then earned her MFA in poetry at the University of Michigan. The author of Why We Live in the Dark Ages and What Have I to Say to You, her poems and essays have appeared in American Book Review, Boston Review, Fence, Granta, Poem-a-Day, and Tin House, among other places. She is currently at work on a book about rural America in 1987, for which she was awarded a Summer 2017 MacDowell Colony Fellowship.
Meg has taught writing, literature, environmental humanities, and ethics for colleges with wildly different student populations, and in a variety of settings (including on top of Mt. Washington, the windiest peak in the U.S.). She is also a private writing consultant and developmental editor, and has also worked in student development and arts administration in many different capacities, including as the Assistant Director of the Helen Zell Writers' Program at Michigan.