B.A., University of North Carolina at Wilmington; M.A, East Carolina University; M.F.A., North Carolina State University
Megan Roberts has an M.A. in English from East Carolina University and an M.F.A. in Fiction Writing from NC State University, where she worked under the direction of Jill McCorkle. Her fiction and poetry have appeared in 971Menu, The News & Observer, Our Stories, The Southern Women’s Review, and Smokelong Quarterly. She has won several awards, including N.C. State’s Academy of American Poets Prize and First Prize in the Carolina Woman’s Writing Competition. In 2012, Matters of Record, her first chapbook, was published by Finishing Line Press. She was promoted to Assistant Professor of English in 2016.
Beyond her academic work, Megan is the Program Coordinator for Moms Supporting Moms, a resource for new moms. She is a mother to three children, so she rarely has free time, but she does enjoy working out, reading, and traveling to new places.
Her favorite authors are Lee Smith, Roxane Gay, Anne Lamott, Pam Houston, Flannery O'Connor, and bell hooks.