Megan Abbott

Megan Abbott

Megan Abbott is an Edgar Award-winning author whose novels include Queenpin, Bury Me Deep, The End of Everything and Dare Me. She has taught literature, writing, and film at New York University, the New School, and at the State University of New York at Oswego. She received her PhD in English and American literature from New York University in 2000. She lives in New York City.

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Shelfie!

Shelfie!

While the world has become obsessed with taking selfies, we've been taking shelfies.

Getting feverish

Getting feverish

Megan Abbott's new novel The Fever tells the story of the close-knit the Nash family, whose seeming stability is thrown into chaos when girls at their school become violently ill, and rumours of a dangerous outbreak sweep through the whole community. As hysteria swells and as more girls succumb, tightly held secrets emerge that threaten to unravel the world Tom has built for his kids, and destroy friendships, families, and the town’s fragile idea of security. We asked Megan where the idea first came from.

Cheer: a short story by Megan Abbott

This is a brilliantly dark short story from Megan Abbott - actually, it's the story that Dare Me is based on. Have a read and let us know what you think on Twitter. We're @picadorbooks

Megan Abbott's Dare Me: The Fan Squad

Megan Abbott’s Dare Me has added a whole cheerleading squad to her already impressive group of fans.  Responses to Dare Me have been fantastic, from psychological thriller writers to the more literary, everyone is falling for Megan’s electric story telling…