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Meghana Mysore, from Portland, Ore., is an Indian American writer and a 2022–2023 Steinbeck Fellow. Her work appears in Pleiades, Apogee, Passages North, The Yale Review, The Rumpus, Indiana Review, Roxane Gay’s The Audacity, wildness, Boston Review, The Margins of the Asian American Writers’ Workshop and the anthology A World Out of Reach (Yale University Press). A Tin House, Bread Loaf and Mendocino Coast Writers’ Conference Scholar, she has also received recognition from Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, The de Groot Foundation and The Carolyn Moore Writers’ Residency. She holds a B.A. in English from Yale University and an M.F.A. in creative writing from Hollins University. She is working on a novel exploring loss, desire and joy in three generations of a South Indian American family. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow and visiting assistant professor in the Department of English at Amherst College.

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