Margaret Spilman

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Margaret Spilman was born in West Virginia, raised in Kansas, and currently lives in the Bay Area. She has tumbled her way through most of America’s cities and a couple small towns doing whatever came next to tell stories and pay rent. She has an MFA from San Francisco State University where she was Fiction Editor for Fourteen Hills: The SFSU Review. She was one of six writers chosen to receive the PEN Emerging Voices Fellowship in 2014 and her story “Muscle Memory” won the James Kirkwood Literary Prize. Recent publications can be found at Indicia, The Rattling Wall, and sParkle & bLink.


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If We Dig Graves For Them There Will Be None Left For Us

What does a town do after bodies wash up on the beach?

Mar 02, 2018