Maureen Stanton is the author of Killer Stuff and Tons of Money: An Insider’s Look at the World of Flea Markets, Antiques, and Collecting, winner of a Massachusetts Book Award in nonfiction, and Body Leaping Backward: Memoir of a Delinquent Girlhood (forthcoming July 2019 from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt). Her nonfiction has been widely published in literary journals and anthologies, including in Fourth Genre, Creative Nonfiction, New England Review, and Florida Review, River Teeth, and many others. She’s received an Iowa Review prize, a Pushcart Prize, the American Literary Review nonfiction award, the Thomas J. Hruska award in nonfiction from Passages North, and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Maine Arts Commission, and the MacDowell Colony. She holds an M.F.A. from Ohio State, and is currently Associate Professor at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. She lives in Georgetown, Maine.