Meghan L. Dowling is a writer, artist, and Boston-area native. She holds a doctorate in English/Creative Writing from the University of Denver, an M.A. from the University of Maine, and a B.A. from Brandeis University. Her novel, A Catalogue of Small Pains, won the University of New Orleans Press Publishing Lab Prize, and is forthcoming from UNO Press on January 25, 2019. She teaches at Husson University and the University of Maine, and is co-director of the Norumbega Collective, whose mission is to promote the literary arts in the greater Bangor, Maine area.