Margot Singer teaches creative writing at Denison University and has won the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, the Glasgow Prize for Emerging Writers, and the Reform Judaism Prize for Jewish Fiction for her first novel. Her short stories and essays have appeared in HSE’s Above Ground, The Gettysburg Review, Shenandoah, The Western Humanities Review, Agni, Prairie Schooner, The Sun, and many others. She has also received a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, the Carter Prize for the Essay, and an honorable mention from the judges of the PEN/Hemingway award.
Margot is a graduate of the University of Utah (Ph.D. 2005), Oxford University (M.Phil.1986) and Harvard University (B.A. 1984). From 1986 until 1997 she worked for the management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, where she was a Principal in the New York Office. She holds the Bosler Endowed Faculty Fellowship at Denison University, and also teaches in the low-residency MFA program at Queens University in Charlotte, NC. She lives with her husband and two children in Granville, Ohio.