Margaret Ross was born in New York City. She holds degrees from Harvard and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and was recently a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University. She has also received fellowships from the Fulbright Program, the Breadloaf Writers’ Conference, Vermont Studio Center and Yaddo. She is currently a Jones Lecturer at Stanford University. Her first book, A Timeshare, was selected by Timothy Donnelly for the Omnidawn 1st/2nd Book Prize.