Meghan Bell is an editor, writer, graphic designer, and cartoonist, and the former publisher (2015-2019) of Room Magazine, Canada’s oldest feminist literary journal, where she is currently an editorial board member and graphic designer. Her writing has appeared in over a dozen literary journals and magazines, including Rattle, Joyland, Grain, The Puritan, Prairie Fire, The Walrus, and The New Quarterly. Her first book, a short story collection, will be published by Book*hug in 2021. Meghan has worked in marketing, digital communications, and grant-writing for multiple arts organizations in the Lower Mainland, including the Vancouver International Film Festival, the Honda Celebration of Light, and Just For Laughs NorthWest. In 2017, along with several of her colleagues at Room, she co-founded the feminist literary festival Growing Room. She has two degrees from the University of Victoria (BSc Honours Psychology, BA Creative Writing, 2011), and is completing an MFA in Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia. She lives and writes on the traditional, unceded, and ancestral territory of the Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh, and Squamish peoples (Vancouver, BC).
Short Bio & High-Res Photos
Meghan Bell’s writing has appeared in over a dozen publications, most recently in The Walrus, Rattle, Grain, and CV2. Her first collection of short stories, Erase and Rewind, will be published by Book*hug in 2021.
All photos by Erin Flegg