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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, was published in 2017. She's also the Editor for an anthology of fiction by D.C. women titled Grace in Darkness.


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

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