Melissa Febos

BA, The New School University. MFA, Sarah Lawrence College. Co-curator and host of the popular monthly music and reading series, Mixer, on the Lower East Side. Articles published in The New York Times, Salon, BOMB, Hunger Mountain, and Glamour; featured guest on NPR’s Fresh Air, on Anderson Cooper, and on the cover of New York Post. A MacDowell Colony fellow (2010, 2011); a Bread Loaf fellow (2012); her memoir, Whip Smart, was published by St. Martin’s Press/Thomas Dunne Books in March 2010. She is currently at work on a novel and a second memoir. SLC, 2011–

Courses taught in Writing

2012-2013
  • Carnal Knowledge

Courses taught in MFA Writing Program

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • Personal Issues: Finding the Universal in First-Person Nonfiction
2012-2013
  • Personal Issues: Finding the Universal in First-Person Nonfiction

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