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Margot Livesey

Margot Livesey was born and grew up on the edge of the Scottish Highlands. She has taught in numerous writing programs including Emerson College, Boston University, Bowdoin College, and the Warren Wilson low residency MFA program, and is the author of a collection of stories and eight novels, including Eva Moves the Furniture, The Flight of Gemma Hardy, and, most recently, Mercury, which was awarded the 17th annual Massachusetts Book Award. She is the recipient of awards from the NEA, the Guggenheim Foundation and the Radcliffe Institute. She lives in Cambridge and is on the faculty of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. The Hidden Machinery: Essays on Writing was published in July 2017.

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