Megan Ross

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Megan Ross was born in Johannesburg in 1989. She is a writer, journalist and designer. She has won the Brittle Paper Award for Fiction as well as the Iceland Writers Retreat Alumni Award. Her first book, a collection of poems called Milk Fever, was published by uHlanga earlier this year to critical acclaim. Megan lives in East London (South Africa) with her partner and son, and is working on her first novel.


Cover Photo: Painting by Francisco de Goya / Illustration by Matt Ortile for Catapult
Writing Motherhood Taught Me About My Emotional and Psychic Inheritance

I felt abandoned and alone. I was told that it was at odds with what mothers should feel, do feel, after childbirth.

Jan 02, 2019