A Multi-Genre Writer and Educator
in Portland, Oregon
"THE SEAMSTRESS LOVES THE WOLFBOY"
Short Story on the Podcast, More Devotedly
(art by Lettie Jane Rennekamp)
Poem forthcoming in Plainsongs, July 2020
"Field and Stream,"
"Minutes," and "Playing Telephone" in Blunderbuss Magazine
(image courtesy of NASA)
I'm a member of the Portland-based writing group, The Riot.
I have collaborated with international performer, director, and scholar Rosalie Purvis for over 20 years.
I am the co-creator of Porchlight, a long-distance
interchange of the spirit, with journalist, interior designer, and artist Christina Poletto.
Megan Savage is a multi-genre writer living in Portland, Oregon.
She was a featured reader at the 2020 Portland Poetry Festival, and her poetry is forthcoming in Plainsongs.
Her poetry, fiction, and nonfiction have previously appeared in Spork, Subtropics, Barn Owl Review, and Blunderbuss; and she has been nominated twice for Best New American Voices.
Her writing has been adapted for performance by, among others, international performing arts collective Chaepani.
She holds a BA from Bard College, and MA and MFA degrees from Indiana University, where she served as Fiction Editor of Indiana Review.
Writing, marketing and editorial clients have included Bradley Angle House; The Providence Children's Museum; The Mary Baker Eddy Library for the Betterment of Humanity; Storymatic; and Disjecta, LLC.
She has worked as an educator in Providence, RI; Boston, MA; Bloomington, IN; Putney, VT; and Vancouver, WA. Currently, she teaches writing at Portland Community College.
Areas of interest include Children's Literature, Women/Queer Writers, Technical/Professional Writing, Illness Narratives & the Medical Humanities, Hybrid & Online Pedagogies, and Creative Writing Pedagogies.
She has many beloveds, including 22 first cousins and a dog named Fig.