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Margaret McMullan

Margaret McMullan is the author or editor of nine award-winning books, including the novel In My Mother’s House and the anthology Every Father’s Daughter. She received an NEA Fellowship and a Fulbright in Hungary to research her memoir, Where the Angels Lived. She co-produced the award-winning documentary, Look Away, Look Away, a forthcoming Patrick O’Connor film about a flag and a reckoning in Mississippi.


Articles by Margaret McMullan

June 6, 2022 5:30 am

After Uvalde, How Do Teachers Keep on Teaching?

The limitations of preparedness.
Margaret McMullan
March 18, 2022 5:30 am

“What Must It Be Like for Children?”

Remember the orphans and refugees of Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine—and of wars past.
Margaret McMullan
January 26, 2022 5:30 am

To the Elvis Impersonator Who Ranted About the COVID ‘Hoax’ in the Walmart Checkout Line

Actin’ wild as a bug.
Margaret McMullan
September 1, 2021 5:30 am

Skirting Ida

We’re exhausted with the weather. Our backs ache from lugging sandbags and moving furniture. Why do we live in this…
Margaret McMullan
June 22, 2021 5:30 am

To the Man Who Shouted at Me About Stolen Elections

A poll worker responds to an angry heckler.
Margaret McMullan