Contributor Biography: Meredith Hall
Biography: At the age of forty-four, Meredith Hall graduated from Bowdoin College. She wrote her first essay, “Killing Chickens,” in 2002. Two years later, she won the $50,000 Gift of Freedom Award from A Room of Her Own Foundation, which gave her the financial freedom to devote time to Without a Map, her first book. Her other honors include a Pushcart Prize and notable essay recognition in Best American Essays; she was also a finalist for the Rona Jaffe Award. Hall’s work has appeared in the New York Times, Creative Nonfiction, The Southern Review, Five Points, Prairie Schooner, and several anthologies. She teaches writing at the University of New Hampshire and lives in Maine.
Visit Meredith Hall's website at www.meredithhall.org.
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Binding Information: Paperback
Trade Code: 00P
Price: $14.00 In stock.
Meredith Hall's moving but unsentimental memoir begins in 1965, when she becomes pregnant at sixteen. What sets Without a Map apart is the way in which loss and betrayal evolve into compassion, and compassion into wisdom.
"Hall emerges as a brave writer of tumultuous beauty."
—Alanna Nash, Entertainment Weekly