Meg Files is a writer and a teacher. Her books include the novels Meridian 144 and The Third Law of Motion, Home Is the Hunter and Other Stories, The Love Hunter and Other Poems, Lit Blue Sky Falling, and Writing What You Know, a book about using personal experience and taking risks in writing. She taught at Pima Community College for 30 years, where she chaired the English and Journalism Department and directed the Pima Writers' Workshop. She directs the Tucson Festival of Books Literary Awards and Masters Workshop.