Meg Mechelke


Meg Mechelke was a student writer at the IRRC from 2020–2022, and a communications assistant in 2023. They are a lifelong reader and writer who is honored to be part of a team that helps students develop strong literacy skills. In the fall of 2022, Meg earned a bachelor’s degree in theatre arts and creative writing from the University of Iowa, where they also worked as the lead student writer for the IRRC. As a sophomore, Meg was a University of Iowa Student Employee of the Year honoree for their work on Varied Practice Reading. In their free time, Meg enjoys playing the guitar and watching horror movies.

Portrait of Meg Mechelke