Meaghan Mulholland
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Hi. I'm a writer. My work has appeared in Playboy, National Geographic Traveler, Five Chapters, Colorado Review, Post Road, and Southwest Magazine, among other publications. I've been awarded a Creative Writing Fulbright Fellowship to Italy, a MacDowell Arts Colony Fellowship, a Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Residency, and a Bread Loaf Writers' Conference work-study scholarship, and I have a MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Arkansas.

I've just finished my first story collection, and am
in the process of revising my first novel; it's about an American chemist whose mother is battling cancer, who goes to Sicily to study the potentially healing properties of its native herbs. While there, she meets the father she's never known, a puppeteer struggling to save his theater from destruction.

For more detailed information, please visit the pages above or see the most recent updates below. I'm gonna redesign this site, one of these days.

Thanks for visiting!
Most recent updates:
8/1/16 -- I'm working on an essay about my beloved Sicily and its marionette theater for one of my favorite literary magazines, and I also had a baby three weeks ago. Please check back for more news in the (I hope) not too distant future!

5/10/15 -- I wrote about the long journey I've been on with this novel, which has included learning a new language, moving to Sicily to spend a year hanging out with old-time puppeteers, and, more recently, overcoming intense and deep-seated fears (among assorted other challenges); you can read a bit here and also here, where I blog occasionally about writing and parenthood for American Short Fiction.