Things I Learned at Art School is a new memoir by UEA alumna Megan Dunn and is published by Penguin (New Zealand) this week. Megan graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) in 2006 and subsequently won an Escalator award from the New Writing Partnership (now National Centre for Writing). Her short story ‘The Mermaid and the Music Box’ was included in Roads Ahead, an anthology of new writers published by Tindal St Press, and first work of non-fiction, Tinderbox, was published by Galley Beggar Press in 2017. In 2018 she was the recipient of the Louis Johnson New Writers Award, and the Surrey Hotel Steve Braunias Memorial Writers Residency Award. In 2019 she was the art editor for The Spinoff, and in 2020 she received an Emerging Writers Residency at the Michael King Writers Centre in New Zealand.