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Meredith Hall, graduated from Bowdoin College at the age of forty-four. She wrote her first essay, "Killing Chickens," in 2002. Two years later, she won the $50,000 Gift of Freedom Award from A Room of Her Own Foundation, which gave her the financial freedom to devote time to Without a Map, her first book. Her other honors include a Pushcart Prize and notable essay recognition in Best American Essays; she was also a finalist for the Rona Jaffe Award. Hall's work has appeared in the New York Times, Creative Nonfiction, The Southern Review, Five Points, Prairie Schooner, and several anthologies. She teaches writing at the University of New Hampshire and lives in Maine.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Hall, Meredith, -- 1949- -- Childhood and youth.
Authors, American -- 21st century -- Biography.
Hall, Meredith, -- 1949- -- Homes and haunts -- Maine.
Maine -- Social life and customs -- 21st century.