Writing, Literature & Publishing Faculty

Margot Livesey

Senior Distinguished Writer-in-Residence (1996)

B.A. University of York, England

Margot Livesey

Margot Livesey was born and grew up on the edge of the Scottish Highlands. She is the author of a collection of stories and six novels, including Eva Moves the Furniture and most recently The House on Fortune Street, which won the L.L.Winship/PEN New England Award.

She has taught in numerous writing programs including the Iowa Writers' Workshop, Boston University, and the Warren Wilson MFA program, and has received grants from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation.

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Office: Ansin 1118B

Phone: 3761

E-Mail: Margot_Livesey@emerson.edu

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