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Melissa Young

Professorial Lecturer Department of Literature

Melissa Scholes Young is a writer and a teacher. Her work has been published in The Atlantic, Washington Post, Ploughshares, Narrative, Poets & Writers, Brain, Child, Huffington Post, Poet Lore, and other literary journals.  She is a Contributing Editor for Fiction Writers Review. In 2015, she was named a Bread Loaf Bakeless Camargo Fellow. Her novel, Flood, is forthcoming from Hachette.

Degrees

BA, history, Monmouth College MA, education, Stetson University MFA, creative writing, Southern Illinois University

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Battelle Tompkins - T51
Contact Info
(202) 885-6523

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