Megan Staffel is an American writer. She grew up in Philadelphia and teaches in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. She is the author of the novels, The Notebook of Lost Things and She Wanted Something Else, and the story collections The Exit Coach, Lessons in Another Language and A Length of Wire. Her stories have been published in numerous literary quarterlies and have been short listed in Best American Short Stories and nominated for The Pushcart Prize. Her novel was a finalist for the AWP prize. She lives with the acupuncturist Graham Marks and has two adult children. She splits her time between Brooklyn, New York and a farm in a small town in western New York State.