Megan Grumbling is a writer, editor, and teacher who lives in Portland, Maine.

Megan's poetry collection Booker's Point (UNT, 2016), an oral history-driven portrait, was awarded the Vassar Miller Prize. She is librettist of the opera Persephone in the Late Anthropocenea co-creation with the late composer Denis Nye, which premiered in May 2016. Awarded the Ruth Lilly Fellowship and the Robert Frost Foundation Award, her poetry appears widely in literary journals. Megan also writes theater criticism and book reviews. Her work is deeply influenced by stories, documentary modes, history, language, and the natural world.