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Margaret Skinner

Margaret Skinner, a former University of Memphis Department of English writing instructor, has served as Nida Tomlin Watts Writer-in-Residence at Sweet Briar College and received the Walter E. Dakin Fellowship in fiction at the Sewanee Writers' Conference. She grew up in Mid-Town Memphis near the Old Forest in Overton Park and the Memphis Zoo. She has published two novels, "Old Jim Canaan" and "Molly Flanagan and the Holy Ghost."