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Melissa Young

Professorial Lecturer Department of Literature

Melissa Scholes Young holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale and an MA in Education from Stetson University.  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 with Fiction Writers Review and has been nominated twice for Pushcart Prizes. In 2015, she was named a Bread Loaf Bakeless Camargo Fellow. Her debut novel is forthcoming from Hachette.



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