“I remember lying on the frozen lake in the winter and watching the aurora borealis as the ice cracked and boomed…”Read More
Author: Megan Harlan
About Megan Harlan
Megan Harlan is a creative nonfiction writer, poet, and the author of Mapmaking (BkMk Press/New Letters), winner of the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry. Her memoir essays, poems, and articles have appeared or are forthcoming in AGNI, Alaska Quarterly Review, The New York Times, Crazyhorse, PBS Newshour, TriQuarterly, Prairie Schooner, Hotel Amerika, and American Poetry Review, among other publications. She holds a master's degree from New York University's Creative Writing Program and works as a writer and editor in the San Francisco Bay Area. For more, visit meganharlan.com.
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“…the most extensive writing project I did based on place was a series of ten poems about a trip to Tanzania to climb Kilimanjaro and to safari in Ngororgoro crater…”
“Paris, for me, after having lived there so many years, gives a sense of permanence and rootedness to my work. It feels like home, as do Napoli and Charleston…”
“I’m interested in how we embrace or bump up against those aspects of our environment that challenge us. I’m embodying those ideas right now…”
Farsickness Journal features “Inscription,” a place poem by Kathy Fagan.