Margi Fox

Margi Fox

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Margi Fox lives in Bellingham, Washington with her family and twenty thriving blueberry bushes. She teaches technical and professional writing at Western Washington University; and she belongs to a long-term writers group whose members deserve the thanks and blame for encouraging and prodding her.

For more than a decade she wrote monthly columns for regional magazines and newspapers. She's published articles and op-ed pieces for larger markets, such as the Seattle Times, Chicago Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. Her longer essays have received personal rejection letters — until "God of Books" attained this honor. (Grandma would be thrilled and might even forgive her portrayal in the essay.) Currently, Margi Fox is writing a nonfiction book, The Afterlife of Wills, exploring the narratives underlying these powerful documents.

Contributions by Margi Fox

Summer 2009 Issue

God of Books

First Prize, 2009 Literal Latte Essay Award.
My uncle Henry Robbins was the God of Books. When a massive heart attack felled him at New York’s 14th Street subway station nearly three decades ago, he was also Dutton’s Editor-in-Chief. Others may have written the books, but he brought them full blown to life[…]

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