Margot Singer is an American short story writer and novelist. Her book The Pale of Settlement won the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction in 2006 and her novel Underground Fugue was listed as "one of the most anticipated books by women in 2017" by Elle Magazine.
Singer worked for the management consulting firm McKinsey & Company from 1986 until 1997, where she was a Principal in the New York Office. She teaches at Denison University in Granville, Ohio and at Queens University of Charlotte. She lives with her husband and two children in Granville, Ohio.
- 2006 Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction for The Pale of Settlement
- Glasgow Prize for Emerging Writers for The Pale of Settlement
- Reform Judaism Prize for Jewish Fiction for The Pale of Settlement
- National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship 
- Carter Prize for the Essay
- 2013 James Jones Literary Society First Novel Fellowship for The Art of Fugue, later retitled Underground Fugue.
- The Pale of Settlement. University of Georgia Press. 2007. ISBN 978-0-8203-3331-1.
- Underground Fugue, Meville House, ISBN 978-1-61219-628-2
- Novic, Sara. "The 25 Most Anticipated Books by Women for 2017". Elle.com. Elle Magazine.
- "James Jones Fellowship Contest", Wilkes University, retrieved 2012-09-19.