Meryl Peters, MFA
Meryl Peters, MFA, completed her undergraduate studies in Creative Writing at Vermont College in Montpelier, Vermont and received a Master’s of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at Antioch University Los Angeles. Her teaching has covered a range of writing classes including Academic and Research, Critical Thinking and Literature, Craft of Fiction, and Literary Theory. She has created such writing seminars as Reading for Craft: The Shape of the Story and Introduction to Creative Writing: A Day Trip with Words. Ms. Peters has received a variety of awards including University of Southern Indiana, RopeWalk Writers’ Scholarship in 2008 and was a Mary C. Mohr Short Fiction Finalist in 2007. She has participated in numerous writing workshops and conferences at the University of Iowa, Stanford University, University San Francisco, and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA. Ms. Peters is a member of The Association for Women in Communications.
“Meryl really pushed me to believe in myself and my ability, and in turn I grew as a writer and a student.”
~ Student in Writing & Literary Theory, Fall 2010