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Maggie Light
Assistant Professor / Creative Writing Minor Area Head
Teaches In
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences

University of Virginia, B.A. in Theater
Otis College of Art and Design, M.F.A. in Writing


Maggie is Assistant Professor in Liberal Arts & Sciences and Creative Writing Minor Area Head. Her curriculum considers intersections between improv theater, writing, and the art and design process. She also teaches storytelling as a means to process the effects of climate change. Maggie is represented by Bridget Smith at JABberwocky Literary Agency. She writes young adult fiction and satire. She’s currently writing a cli-fi rom-com.