MFA Students

Noelle Mateer


Noelle Mateer is a nonfiction writer interested in China, where she was a journalist for several years. Her work appears in WIRED, The Economist, Vice and more, and has been recommended in Longform, Longreads’ “Best of 2019: Food Writing,” and Bloomberg Businessweek’s “2019 Jealousy List.” In Beijing, Noelle ran a magazine and worked as a food critic. She is now working on projects that blend literary journalism and memoir. 

Noelle is from State College, Pennsylvania, the home of Penn State, where she earned her BA in journalism.

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