The Invisible Kingdom: Reading and Discussion with Author Meghan O’Rourke
Meghan O’Rourke is a writer, poet, and editor. She is the author of the New York Times bestseller “The Invisible Kingdom: Reimagining Chronic Illness” (2022); the bestselling memoir “The Long Goodbye” (2011); and the poetry collections “Sun In Days” (2017), which was named a New York Times Best Poetry Book of the Year; “Once: (2011); and “Halflife” (2007), which was a finalist for the Patterson Poetry Prize and Britain’s Forward First Book Prize.
Currently the editor of The Yale Review, she began her career as a fiction and nonfiction editor at The New Yorker. Since then, she has served as culture editor and literary critic for Slate as well as poetry editor and advisory editor for The Paris Review. Her essays, criticism, and poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, Slate, Poetry, The Kenyon Review, and Best American Poetry, among others. She is a graduate of Yale University, where she also teaches.