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In the Media
- Margot has recently contributed to the "Author on the Bookcase" Blog from Reading Group Choices.
- Margot's latest entry on WBUR's "Cognoscenti" blog reflects on Election Day.
- A new podcast with the National Endowment for the Arts features Margot discussing The Flight of Gemma Hardy.
- Margot has contributed an entry to Boston's WBUR public radio station's "Cognoscenti" blog entitled, "Surprises at the Zoo." Read more
- NEIBA, the New England Independent Booksellers Association, has honored The Flight of Gemma Hardy with its 2012 book award in Fiction.
- The Flight of Gemma Hardy has been featured in a guest blog by Debra Spark on Amanda Stern's "Happy Endings" music and reading series.
- BookPage.com has featured a lovely recommendation of The Flight of Gemma Hardy in its latest "paperback releases for reading groups" update (June 30, 2012)
- The paperback edition of The Flight of Gemma Hardy is now available from Harper Perennial (June 26, 2012)
- Listen to Margot's recent interview with The Avid Reader podcast.
You can also download this (and other podcasts featuring Margot) from iTunes.
- An interview with the Duxbury Clipper (Massachusetts) (March, 2012)
- Author Emily Gray Tedrowe has written a lovely piece in her online journal about The Flight of Gemma Hardy (March, 2012)
- Largehearted Boy is featuring book notes from Margot on The Flight of Gemma Hardy along with a recommend music playlist (February, 2012)
- "Following in the footsteps of a legendary heroine", Amy Scribner of BookPage discusses The Flight of Gemma Hardy with Margot (January, 2012)
Courtesy of Google News
- Richard III: Exhuming His Remains, And His Reputation - WBUR
- Poetry In Motion: The Classic Form Isn't Dead, It's Evolving - WBUR
- Warts, Halos, And All: Finding Feminism In 'Pride And Prejudice' - WBUR
- A Message To Philip Roth's Biographer: Tell Us Something We Don't Know - WBUR
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Conversations with the Iowa Writers Workshop, April 2010
- "Books I love: Eva Moves the Furniture", LeahStewart.com (August 9, 2010)
- Margot appears in an interview with Kim's Craft Blog. (September 28, 2009)
- Margot has published a review of Jonathan Franzen's The Corrections for The Millions and its "Best Fiction of the Millennium (so far)" series. (September 25, 2009)
- The House on Fortune Street has been selected by the Women's National Book Association as one of its nine "Great Group Reads" for 2009. (September 24, 2009)
- Margot has written a brief story, inspired by a cigarette case, for the Web site Significant Objects. You can bid on the actual cigarette case on eBay. (September 22, 2009)
- "Trust Craft More Than Inspiration, by Susan K. Perry, Ph.D., and featuring Margot, has appeared on Psychology Today's Web site. (September 20, 2009)
- A new interview with Margot has appeared in the blog "The Women's Colony," with writer "Mrs. G." (September 18, 2009)
- Listen to an interview (and a writing prompt) with Margot at Write the Book (April 6, 2009)
- The House on Fortune Street has won the 2009 L. L. Winship/PEN New England Award for fiction. (March 2009)
- The Wall Street Journal has cited Margot as a "great unknown writer."
- The House on Fortune Street was listed as a "best book" by Entertainment Weekly, the Chicago Tribune and the Miami Herald.
- Interview discussing The House on Fortune Street with Francine Rheannon — Writer's Voice (June 23, 2008)
- "Reaching and Secrets in 'House on Fortune Street' — Morning Edition, National Public Radio (June 2, 2008)
- "Romance Languages" — New York Times Book Review (June 1, 2008)
- "It's done when Margot says it's done" — The Boston Globe (May 27, 2008)
- Listen to Margot reading from The House on Fortune Street