Meg Ounsworth Steere

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Meg Ounsworth Steere earned a BA in French Language and Literature from the University of Virginia and holds a Masters in Regional Planning with a focus on Community and Economic Development from the University of Massachusetts - Amherst. Her writing has been published in the Journal for Planning Education and Research, Sky Island Journal, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, and Maria Shriver’s Sunday Paper. The two places that have most influenced her life are Baxter State Park in Northern Maine, where she was a Park Ranger, and the country of Madagascar, where she lived during college. Currently she spends her time writing, managing historic preservation projects, planning her next adventure, shuttling her kids to their activities, and volunteering for a variety of non-profits. She lives with her family outside of Boston and writes about what inspires her at

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