Caitlin McGill



B.A. University of Central Florida
M.F.A. Emerson College

Contact Information

Office: Ansin 10th Fl.
Phone: 8750
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Caitlin McGill is the 2014 winner of the Rafael Torch Nonfiction Literary Award, and her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Cleaver Magazine, Crab Orchard Review, The Southeast Review, and several other magazines. Currently, she is completing a collection of essays that explores identity, religion, addiction, war, empathy, and the destruction that results from ignoring those very issues.



  • 2015
  • Select Publications:

    “On Delight” (Nonfiction). Two Cities Review. Fall 2015.
    *Runner-up in the 2015 Prose Nonfiction Contest*

    “Silent Interrogations” (Nonfiction). The Southeast Review. Summer 2015.

    “How Much for That Pair of Shoes?” (Nonfiction). Crab Orchard Review. Winter/Spring 2015.
    *Winner of the 2014 Rafael Torch Nonfiction Literary Award*

    “Waning” (Fiction). Cleaver Magazine. Summer 2015.

    “Tripping” (Fiction). Winter 2015.
    *Winner of February 2015, 50wordstories Story of the Week Award*

    “Dogs Run Wild Here” (Nonfiction). Digital Americana Magazine. Fall 2014.

Awards & Honors

  • 2015
  • President’s Award Winner, chosen by President Lee Pelton. Spring 2015.

    Rafael Torch Literary Nonfiction Award, Crab Orchard Review, First-Place Contest Winner for essay titled “How Much for That Pair of Shoes?” Spring 2014.


Creative Writing