Meg Wolitzer

Meg Wolitzer is the author of The Wife, The Interestings, and The Female Persuasion, among other novels. A member of the MFA faculty at SUNY Stony Brook, she co-founded and co-directs BookEnds, a yearlong, non-credit program in writing novels. Wolitzer, who was guest editor of The Best American Short Stories 2017, is host of the literary radio show and podcast Selected Shorts. She lives in New York City.

Wolitzer is the featured author for the IRR 2024 and will also be teaching one IWR workshop ("Write what obsesses you").