Meghan O’Rourke

Meghan O’Rourke is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Invisible Kingdom: Reimagining Chronic Illness and The Long Goodbye, as well as three collections of poetry. The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Radcliffe Fellowship, and a Whiting Nonfiction Award, she resides in New Haven, where she teaches at Yale University and is the editor of The Yale Review.

Teju Cole

An Introduction to the 2024 Finzi-Contini Lecture
Meghan O’Rourke
June 10, 2024

Miranda July

The novelist on the difference between emotional honesty and autobiography
Meghan O’Rourke
May 13, 2024

Resurfacing Gems from the Archives

Announcing our new weekly feature
Meghan O’Rourke
March 13, 2024

Louise Glück

The poet who taught me to write books
Meghan O’Rourke
October 18, 2023

Charles Simic

Remembering a great poet and friend
Meghan O’Rourke
January 13, 2023

Ten Years of the Windham-Campbell Prizes

Michael Kelleher
Meghan O’Rourke
December 6, 2022

Vivian Gornick

The acclaimed essayist looks back on her career
Meghan O’Rourke
December 1, 2021
From Our Desk

Editor's Note

America’s oldest little magazine launches online
Meghan O’Rourke
May 19, 2021
Key Blue, by Joseph Schillinger, 1934

Cathy Park Hong on Minor Feelings

The major weight of minor feelings
Meghan O’Rourke
June 1, 2020
A portrait of Aysegül Savas

Aysegül Savas on Being Edited

The dangers and glories of revision
Meghan O’Rourke
April 13, 2020