Meghan MacLean Weir
Meghan MacLean Weir was raised in the rectory of her father’s church in Southbridge, Massachusetts, and later moved with her family to Buffalo, New York. She is the author of the Alex Award-winning novel, THE BOOK OF ESSIE, which was published by Knopf in 2018 and was a finalist for the New England Book Award. She holds degrees from Princeton and Oxford Universities and works as a pediatrician in the Boston area. Her memoir Between Expectations: Lessons from a Pediatric Residency chronicles her years in training at Boston Medical Center and Boston Children’s Hospital.