Margaret Renkl

Margaret Renkl grew up in Homewood, Alabama, and was educated at Auburn University and the University of South Carolina. As a writer she has published widely in both literary and mainstream magazines, including The Southern Review, Shenandoah, Black Warrior Review, Ladies’ Home Journal, Good Housekeeping, Health, Parents, CNN.com, and iVillage.com, among others. She joined Humanities Tennessee in 2009 as editor of Chapter16.org, a daily source for literary news, author interviews, and book reviews with a Tennessee focus. She lives in Nashville.