Meg Houston Maker

Meg Maker is a writer, educator, and adviser.

She works with individuals to strengthen their writing, and with editorial teams to focus their communications on ideas that matter. Meg’s own narrative work centers on the intersection of nature and culture. She’s active as a journalist, critic, and reviewer, publishing in national media.


Meg is the founder and president of Megmaker Communications, an independent writing and editing consultancy specializing in content strategy, editorial design, and identity narratives. Learn more about the consulting practice or view a sampling of projects and client testimonials.

About the consulting practice

Teaching and Mentoring

Meg works with practicing writers and writing students to help them develop their craft. She is an active speaker and conference leader, offering workshops and lectures to help teams develop powerful communications. Learn more about her teaching, speaking, and mentoring.

About teaching and mentoring


An active journalist, Meg travels extensively in Europe and the New World to conduct research and interviews. Her interest in gastronomy, agriculture, and nature has yielded essays and criticism in national publications as well as on her own award-winning site, Terroir Review. An experienced editor, she’s also guided the launch of many publications and mentored scores of writers, seasoned and new. Learn more about the writing practice or view a sampling of essays and recent clips.

About the writing


Meg Maker earned a bachelor’s degree summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa in Visual Studies and a master’s degree in Liberal Studies/Creative Writing, both from Dartmouth College. She has been admitted to the American Society of Journalists and Authors and the Circle of Wine Writers. View her full professional history on LinkedIn and see a list of awards and press.

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Want to learn more?

Contact Meg to discuss how she can support your editorial and writing goals.

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