Meghan O'Rourke

Meghan O'Rourke

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Journalist and poet Meghan O’Rourke is the author of the No. 6 New York Times Bestseller THE INVISIBLE KINGDOM: REIMAGINING CHRONIC ILLNESS. ("At once a rigorous work of scholarship and a radical act of empathy." - Esquire.) Her work often tackles challenging subjects like grief, illness, and more. Her previous books include the best-selling memoir THE LONG GOODBYE, and the acclaimed poetry collections SUN IN DAYS, ONCE, and HALFLIFE. She is passionate about advocating for those living with chronic illness. The recipient of Guggenheim Fellowship and many other awards, she lives in Connecticut with her husband and her two rambunctious sons. For more about Meghan, go to
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