About Margot

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The author of two other books, Just Horses: Living with Horses in America (1998), and The Art of Fly Fishing (2000), Margot’s essays have appeared in numerous periodicals and anthologies. She was the first woman to write for the New York Times‘ Outdoors column where she was a periodic contributor.

Margot’s background lies in book and magazine publishing: she worked at the renowned outdoors publisher Nick Lyons Books in its early years and as editor of the American Museum of Fly Fishing’s quarterly journal, The American Fly Fisher. She is a founding member of Casting for Recovery, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping breast cancer survivors.

Working currently as an independent communications and marketing specialist, Margot continues to write both nonfiction and fiction from her home in Vermont.

You can contact Margot at margot@waterlightwords.com.