Megan Baxter

Instructor of Fiction and Nonfiction, Interlochen Arts Camp

M.F.A., Creative Nonfiction, Vermont College of Fine Arts; B.F.A., Poetry, Goddard College; High School Diploma, Creative Writing, Interlochen Arts Academy

Megan Baxter's essays have won numerous national awards including The Faulkner Society’s Gold Award and have been finalists for the Pushcart Prize. Her first book, a collection of essays titled "The Coolest Monsters: debuted in the fall of 2018. Megan graduated from Interlochen Arts Academy in 2004 and was a Presidential Scholar in the Arts. She has been published recently in such journals as The Threepenny Review, The Florida Review, Hotel Amerika, and Creative Nonfiction Magazine's True Story Editions. Megan has worked for the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts as well as the National YoungArts Foundation. She writes essays, memoir, and novels, and reads everything she can get her hands on. She loves to run, lift weights, and spend time outside. She currently lives in Greenville, South Carolina with her fiancé and their three beloved dogs.