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Margot Singer is the author of The Pale of Settlement (University of Georgia Press, 2007), winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. Her short stories and essays have appeared in such magazines as The Kenyon Review, Conjunctions, The Gettysburg Review, Shenandoah, Fourth Genre, The Sun, and many others. She has received the Glasgow Prize for Emerging Writers, The Reform Judaism Prize for Jewish Fiction, the Thomas H. Carter Award for the Essay, and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in prose .
Margot holds a Ph.D. in English and Creative Writing from the University of Utah (Ph.D. 2005), an M.Phil. in International Relations from Oxford University, and a B.A. in History and Literature from Harvard University. She is the Director of the Reynolds Young Writers Workshop, Denison's summer creative writing program for high school writers. She also teaches in the low-residency MFA program in creative writing at Queens University of Charlotte.