Meghan Wentland, Contributing Writer & Editor

Meghan Wentland

Contributing Writer & Editor

Highlights

  • Specialties and interests: Home improvement, surface refinishing, and creating unique decor, along with the process of learning how to buy, protect, and maintain homes
  • Education: Bachelor of Arts in English and Irish Studies from Boston College, a Master of Arts in English and Irish Literature from Southern Illinois University, and a doctorate in English from The Catholic University of America

About

Meghan Wentland joined the Bob Vila team as a writer and editor in the home finance, home security, and home improvement spaces in 2020. She is also a professor of writing and literature, where she spends her time teaching students to think critically and look for clarity.

Proudest DIY

Meghan had grand home improvement plans at the start of the pandemic. However, the lone project she accomplished was a complete refinish of the fireplace in her 1940s colonial using only materials she already had in the house. She’s pretty proud of it.

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