Melissa Febos, MFA
MFA, Sarah Lawrence College
BA, Eugene Lang College, New School University
Office: Wilson Annex , Room 411
Fall 2015 Courses:
EN 352 - Craft of Writing
EN 491 - Seminar in English
EN 615 - Seminar CW: Writer's Craft
Regularly Taught Courses:
EN 255 - Creative Writing: Non-Fiction
EN 352 - The Craft of Writing
EN 491 - Advanced Creative Writing
EN 598 - Graduate Creative Thesis Seminar
EN 607 - Seminar: CW Non-Fiction
Among other honors, Professor Febos is the recipient of three MacDowell Colony fellowships, a 2014 Virginia Center for Creative Arts fellowship, a 2013 Barbara Deming Memorial Artist Grant, and the 2013 Prairie Schooner Creative Nonfiction Prize. She is finishing her second book of creative nonfiction, and has previously taught at Sarah Lawrence College, NYU, The New School, and The Institute of American Indian Arts.
Specialty is creative nonfiction, with additional interests in fiction, poetry, contemporary American literature, and women's studies.
Book of Hours,” Story Quarterly. 2015.
Whip Smart. St. Martin's Press. 2010
Goodbye to All That:
Loving and Leaving New York. Seal Press. 2013.
The Moment. Harper
Crush: Tales of First Love. Harlequin. 2010.
Select Nonfiction and Short Stories
New York Times, Salon, The Portland Review, Chronicle of Higher Education Review, Glamour, The Brooklyn Rail, LUMINA, Drunken Boat, Hunger Mountain, Bookforum.com, Bitch Magazine, Prairie Schooner, The Kenyon Review,
& Post Road.