Margot Starbuck

Get to know Margot Starbuck, one of our Gifted for Leadership editorial advisors.
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Margot Starbuck, author and speaker, is passionate about communicating that God is with us and for us in the person of Jesus. She majored in art at Westmont College and received her MDiv from Princeton Seminary. Margot is ordained in the Presbyterian Church.

Her first book, The Girl in the Orange Dress: Searching For a Father Who Does Not Fail, was awarded the Advanced Writers and Speakers Association's best nonfiction book of the year for 2011. She's also the author of Unsqueezed, Small Things With Great Love and Permission Granted. Margot is represented by WordServe Literary and is a member of Redbud Writer's Guild. She's the confessions editor for Geez Magazine's Sinner's Corner and she blogs for Red Letter Christians & other outlets.

Margot enjoys connecting with audiences on campuses and at conferences, retreats and festivals. Some clients include Messiah College, Wheaton College Center for the Application of Christian Ethics, Friends University, MOPs International, Urban Promise Ministry Summit and Lifest.

Margot lives with her family in Durham, North Carolina, in a neighborhood being built around friends with disabilities. Learn more at or connect with Margot at

May 01, 2009 at 9:34 AM

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