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Meghan Kenny
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Meghan Kenny

Meghan Kenny Biography

Meghan Kenny was raised in Connecticut and New Hampshire. She received her BA in English and creative writing from Kenyon College, and her MFA in fiction from Boise State University.

Kenny is the author of Love Is No Small Thing: Stories. Her short story "The Driest Season" - the basis for her debut novel - won the Iowa Review Award and was a Pushcart Prize Special Mention. She lives in Pennsylvania.

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