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Megan Falley (she/her) is the author of three full-length collections of poetry, most recently Drive Here and Devastate Me (Write Bloody Publishing, 2018). In 2019 she co-authored How Poetry Can Change Your Heart (Chronicle Books) with her poet and partner, Andrea Gibson. Falley's chapbook, Bad Girls, Honey (Poems About Lana Del Rey) was the winner of the 2015 Tired Hearts Chapbook Prize. Falley is both a National Poetry Slam and Woman of the World Poetry Slam Finalist and has performed her work on TV One's Verses and Flow. In the last two years, Megan has broken free of the confines of the stanza and is running wild in the meadows of prose. In 2021, her essay was selected as the runner-up for Phoebe Journal's 50th Anniversary Nonfiction Prize. She is the creator of the online writing course, Poems That Don't Suck, which has been called "a degree's worth of education in five short weeks". She lives in Colorado with her partner and four rescue dogs. Visit her on Facebook, Instagram, and Medium.
Winning Entry: The Act of Vanishing
Contest Won: Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest 2021, First Prize