Megan Alpert is the author of the poetry collection The Animal at Your Side, which won The Airlie Prize and will be published in 2020. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Crab Orchard Review, Quarterly West, Sixth Finch, Harvard Review, Denver Quarterly, and Green Mountains Review, among others. She has won an Orlando Poetry Prize from A Room of Her Own Foundation and has been a fellow at Vermont Studio Center, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and the Evolve Marquette Creative Residency. One of her poems was recently nominated for Best of the Net.
As a journalist, she has reported for The Atlantic, Smithsonian, The Guardian, and Foreign Policy. In 2016, she received an Adelante reporting fellowship from the International Women's Media Foundation.
Contact: meganalpert7 [at] gmail [dot] com