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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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.
Prepare to be entertained as authors Gabriel Roth and Megan Abbott exchange emails about their novels The Unknowns and Dare Me
Megan Abbott's new novel Dare Me portrays the world of cheerleading as something much darker than you might expect. Here, she picks her favourite books, albums and films.
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 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…
Read the first chapter from Megan Abbott's extraordinary novel, Dare Me.
Read the first chapter of The End of Everything by Megan Abbott.
We asked Megan Abbott a few questions about the content and characters in her novel The End of Everything. Read what she had to say...
The author discusses the story she wrote for the computer game L. A. Noire