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Maureen Stanton


Maureen Stanton is an award-winning nonfiction writer, and the author of the literary “immersion journalism” book Killer Stuff and Tons of Money: An Insider’s Look at the World of Flea Markets, Antiques, and Collecting, winner of the 2012 Massachusetts Book Award in nonfiction. Her essays and memoirs have been published in many literary journals, including Creative Nonfiction, Fourth Genre, American Literary Review, The Florida Review, and River Teeth, among other journals and anthologies. She has received the Iowa Review Prize, a Pushcart Prize, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, and a Maine Arts Commission Individual Artist Fellowship. She earned her M.F.A. from Ohio State University and her B.A. at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. For seven years, she taught creative nonfiction and literary journalism at the University of Missouri, and now teaches creative writing at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

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