Megan Paslawski is a graduate of McGill University and Trinity College, Dublin and is currently a Ph.D candidate in the English program at the Graduate Center, CUNY. She is the editor of a selection of Michael Rumaker's letters, "like a great armful of wild and wonderful flowers," and a co-editor of Robert Duncan's Charles Olson Memorial Lectures. With Ammiel Alcalay, she edited a new and expanded edition of Michael Rumaker's memoir Robert Duncan in San Francisco.