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Featured Video

  • Discussing The Road from Belhaven with Brad Listi for the Otherppl podcast
  • With Alice McDermott, discussing The Boy in the Field
  • 2017 Sewanee Writers Conference Craft Lecture, The Hidden Machinery
  • With PBS at the AWP Book Fair discussing Mercury
  • New York State Writers Institute discussing The Flight of Gemma Hardy
  • "Conversations with Authors" Interview
  • 2012 National Book Festival, presenting The Flight of Gemma Hardy
  • "Conversations" at the Iowa Writers' Workshop discussing The House on Fortune Street
  • Discussing The House on Fortune Street with Olive TV
  • Reading from Banishing Verona with The Author's Outlet

Audio

  • First Draft: A Dialogue on Writing February 2024
  • Marginalia February 2024
  • otherppl with Brad Listi February 2024
  • Colgate Living Writers Series August 2023
  • The History of Literature "Episode 500!" April 2023
  • The 7am Novelist "Getting and Giving Feedback," with Daphne Kalotay March 2023
  • The 7am Novelist "Attitude," with Courtney Maum October 2022
  • fiction/non/fiction "British Politics," with V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell August 2022
  • The History of Literature "Books I Have Loved," with Charles Baxter & Jim Shepard July 2022
  • The History of Literature "The Power of Literature" January 2022
  • The Quarantine Sessions With Joan Silber August 2021
  • A Mighty Blaze Interview March 2021
  • Write the Book "Plotting the Literary Novel," with Jill McCorkle January 2021
  • Chris Voss Podcast "The Boy in the Field" December 2020
  • Book Author "The Boy in the Field" December 2020
  • Beyond the Book "The Boy in the Field" November 2020
  • The History of Literature "Great Scot! The Six Best Scottish Writers" September 2020
  • First Draft: A Dialogue on Writing Interview September 2020
  • The Other Stories Interview August 2020
  • Chris Voss Podcast "The Boy in the Field" August 2020
  • Better Known "Six things that should be better known" February 2020
  • fiction/non/fiction "Decency vs. Moral Weakness," with James Traub August 2018
  • Write the Book Interview June 2018
  • Kenyon Review Interview June 2018
  • The History of Literature "The Hidden Machinery" March 2018
  • The History of Literature "Jane Eyre, The Good Soldier, Giovanni's Room" February 2017
  • KPFA "Mercury" January 2017
  • TK with James Scott "Mercury" August 2016
  • Write the Book "The Flight of Gemma Hardy" 2012
  • Art Works "The Flight of Gemma Hardy" September 2012
  • The Avid Reader "The Flight of Gemma Hardy" March 2012
  • Conversations from the Iowa Writers' Workshop Interview April 2010
  • The Biblio File Interview May 2008
  • Write the Book "The House on Fortune Street" 2008

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2017
  • A lovely review of The Hidden Machinery has been posted by The Woven Tale Press. (October 2017)
  • Fiction Writers Review has published an interview with Margot focused on her latest book, The Hidden Machinery. (September 2017)
  • Margot contributed to the History of Literature podcast, discussing Jane Eyre, The Good Soldier and Giovanni's Room. (February 2017)

2016
2015
  • Read a new interview with Margot featured in WordMothers (April 13, 2015)
2012
  • Margot's latest entry on WBUR's "Cognoscenti" blog reflects on Election Day.
  • A 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)
  • Listen to Margot's 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)
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