image-2About the Author:

Megan Merchant lives in the tall pines of Prescott, Arizona where she spends her days exploring, drinking too much coffee and avoiding the laundry. She writes during naptime and her poems and translations have appeared in publications including the Atlanta Review, Kennesaw Review, Margie, International Poetry Review and The Poetry of Yoga. She holds a MFA degree from UNLV and was the winner of the Las Vegas Poets Prize, judged by Tony Hoagland. She is the author of two chapbooks: Translucent, Sealed, (Dancing Girl Press, 2015) and In the Rooms of a Tiny House (ELJ Publications, October 2016). Her first full-length collection, Gravel Ghosts (Glass Lyre Press) will be making its way into the world summer of 2016.  Her first children’s book will be also appearing in 2016 through Philomel Books.

Twitter: @meganamerchant.

Her work can be found online in the following journals :

Mom Egg Review

Rat’s Ass Review


Elephant Journal:

Carcinogenic Poetry

Thrush Poetry Journal


Copies of her chapbook, Translucent, sealed. can be purchased here.