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Meghan Flaherty

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Contact: [email protected]
Local authority: East Dunbartonshire
Languages: English
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Meghan Flaherty is a writer and teacher of literary nonfiction. Her first book, Tango Lessons, was published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in 2018. Her second book is a more traditional narrative about family, childhood trauma, motherhood, and memory. She received her MFA from Columbia University. Her essays and translations have appeared in O Magazine, The Iowa Review, Psychology Today, Parents, and online at the New York Times, The Paris Review, and elsewhere.

At the moment, she is teaching online writing classes via Zoom, and offering private consultations. She lives with her husband and two sons in East Dunbartonshire.

(Photo credit: Kent Corley)

Local authorities can visit

Aberdeen City; Aberdeenshire; Angus; Argyll and Bute; Clackmannanshire; Dumfries and Galloway; Dundee; East Ayrshire; East Dunbartonshire; East Lothian; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Highland; Inverclyde; Midlothian; Moray; Na h-Eileanan Siar (Western Isles); North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Orkney Islands; Perth and Kinross; Renfrewshire; Scottish Borders; Shetland; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire; Stirling; West Dunbartonshire; West Lothian

Events can deliver

Mentoring; Panel event; Reading; Residency; Talk; Workshop

Topics of work

Biography & memoir; Childhood; Death, grief & bereavement; Editing & editing your own work; Family; Health including mental health & wellbeing; Love & romance; Translation; Travel writing; Violence & abuse

Age groups published for


Age groups can work with

9-11; 15-18; 18+

Audience size

0-10; 11-30; 31-100; 100-500; 500+