Associate Professor Margaret Dawe received a master’s degree in science from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and a master’s degree in fine arts from Brooklyn College. Her first novel “Nissequott” was a critical success and was issued in paperback by New Directions. The New York Times Book Review listed it in 1994 as a "new and noteworthy paperback."
She is finishing her second novel and is at work on a third book that is set in Wichita. While a journalist for The East Hampton Star, she won awards for best economic reporting and best health reporting from the New York State Press Association. Her literary journalism has appeared in The Star, Long Island's Newsday and Sonora Review. Her nonfiction story "Maze" appears in the spring 2013 issue of Antioch Review. Email Margaret Dawe.