University of Virginia, B.A. in Theater
Otis College of Art and Design, M.F.A. in Writing


Maggie is an Assistant Professor in Liberal Arts & Sciences and Creative Writing Minor Area Head. Her curriculum considers intersections between improvisation, performance, and writing. She also teaches storytelling as a means to process the effects of climate change. Maggie is Co-Chair of the Environmental Steering Council and Faculty Advisor for the Otis Book Club. Interested in Environmental Justice and/or Book Groups in the Otis Community? Reach out! Maggie is represented by Bridget Smith at JABberwocky Literary Agency. She writes young adult fiction and satire and is currently writing a cli-fi rom-com.


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