Megan Volpert

Megan Volpert

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Megan Volpert is author or editor of over a dozen books on popular culture, including two Lambda Literary Award finalists and an American Library Association honoree. Her newest work is Perfume (Bloomsbury Academic, 2022) and she won the Georgia Author of the Year Award for Boss Broad (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2019). Volpert is a part-time Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Kennesaw State University and a Fellow at the American Institute for Philosophical and Cultural Thought. She writes for PopMatters and has edited anthologies of philosophical essays on the music of Tom Petty and the television series RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Poem in the Parks: “We see something terrible & bloom”

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“We see something terrible & bloom” on the Michelle Obama Trail

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