About Megan Stielstra

Megan Stielstra is the Literary Director of 2nd Story and co-editor of their new anthology, Briefly Knocked Unconscious by a Low-Flying Duck: Stories From 2nd Story (Elephant Rock 2012). Her story collection Everyone Remain Calm (Joyland/ECW 2011) was a Chicago Tribune Favorite of 2011, and her writing has appeared in The Rumpus, Make Magazine, F Magazine, Other Voices, The Nervous Breakdown, Fresh Yarn, Pindeldyboz, Swink, Necessary Fiction, and elsewhere. She teaches writing and performance at Columbia College and The University of Chicago.

Shooting Incredible Hulk Teaches Daughter How to Get What You Want

Writer Megan Stielstra reflects on hunting with her father and how the hunt led to love