Megan Merchant lives in the tall pines of Prescott, Arizona where she spends her days exploring, drinking too much coffee and avoiding the laundry. Her poems and translations have appeared in publications including The Atlanta Review, Kennesaw Review, Margie, International Poetry Review, Diode and more. She holds an MFA degree from UNLV and was the winner of the 2017 Beullah Rose Poetry Prize, the 2016-2017 Cog Literary Award, and the Las Vegas Poets Prize. She is a multi-year Pushcart Prize nominee. She is an editor at the Comstock Review and the author of four chapbooks. Her first full-length collection, Gravel Ghosts, is currently available through Glass LyrePress and was awarded the 2016 Best Book Award. Her second full-length poetry collection, The Dark’s Humming, won the 2015 Lyrebird Award and is also available with Glass Lyre Press. Her ﬁrst children’s book, These Words I Shaped for You, is now available with Philomel Books.
PWP is very fortunate and pleased to announce that award-winning writer and poet Megan Merchant will be our guest speaker on February 27th at the Prescott Library in the Founders’ Suite at 6 p.m. Megan’s presentation will focus on; “How to Activate your Writing.”