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On Sept. 30, at 6:30 p.m., Megan Cummins, writer and managing editor of A Public Space, will present her debut short story collection, "If The Body Allows It," and she will discuss "Editing Your Own Work Using an Editor's Toolkit." To attend the Zoom call, click here.  

Cummins is a writer and editor living in Brooklyn, New York. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan, UC Davis and Rutgers-Newark; and her work has appeared in A Public Space, Guernica, One Teen Story, Ninth Letter, Okey-Panky and elsewhere.

Her debut story collection, "If The Body Allows It," a meditation on chronic illness and addiction, was awarded the 2019 Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Fiction and was published by the University of Nebraska Press in September 2020. She is the managing editor of A Public Space and serves on the governing board of the Bare Life Review. Her next project is a young adult novel called "Aerosol."