Photo credit - Sabina Poole: Oregon Arts Commission

Margaret Malone is the author of the story collection PEOPLE LIKE YOU from Atelier26. Her writing has appeared in The Missouri ReviewOregon Humanities, Propeller QuarterlyCoal City ReviewSwink, latimes.com, and elsewhere. She is a graduate of Humboldt State University with a B.A. in Philosophy and now lives with her husband filmmaker Brian Padian and two children in Portland, Oregon. Margaret has been a volunteer facilitator with the non-profit Write Around Portland and is a co-host of the artist and literary gathering SHARE. She is the recipient of an Oregon Arts Commission Individual Artist Fellowship, grants from the Regional Arts & Culture Council and an Oregon Literary Fellowship in Fiction. Though she’s a former tribe-member of the Dangerous Writers, in her heart she will always spend Thursday nights at the northeast corner of the table in Tom Spanbauer’s basement.