Margaret Monteith earned a BA from USC, an MFA from Brooklyn College, and a Masters degree from Columbia University. The recipient of an NEH stipend, a semi-finalist for the Iowa Short Fiction Award, a finalist for the Southwest Review‘s David Nathan Meyerson Fiction Prize, and a semi-finalist for The L Magazine‘s Literary Upstart, her writing has appeared in BOMB, Fugue, Evergreen Review, Gargoyle, and other places. Her short story “Borders” was selected to be a podcast for the series Fiction for Driving Across America, and her flash fiction piece “Green” was included in the anthology, Microchondria II: 42 More Short Short Stories Collected by Harvard Book Store. Most recently, she was awarded a scholarship to attend the Cuttyhunk Island Residency and a residency at the Wassaic Project. She is currently living in Prague and working on a novel set in 1910 Manhattan.