Megan Marshall

Megan Marshall is the author of The Peabody Sisters: Three Women Who Ignited American Romanticism. She teaches nonfiction writing and the art of archival research at Emerson College.

Dec. 7 2009 7:01 AMHey, Mr. PostmanWhy e-mail can never replace the letter.
Feb. 1 2008 7:29 AMWinter BooksWhat Slate is reading this winter.
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May 17 2005 7:22 AMThe Spirit of the LetterWhat biographers find in other people's mail.
Feb. 8 2008 7:43 AMThe Impossible Art of Deciphering ManuscriptsRobert Frost is hardly the first to give editors trouble.
Sept. 4 2007 2:05 PMThe Women's History BoomTransforming a profession from the inside.
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Jan. 30 2015 11:44 AM What Happened at Slate This Week? Social media guru Lindsey Underwood highlights the most popular stories of the week, from the Patriots to Tom Petty.