Melissa Scholes Young was born and raised in Hannibal, Missouri and still proudly claims it as her hometown. Her writing has appeared in the Atlantic, Washington Post, Narrative, Ploughshares, Poets & Writers, and other literary journals. She teaches Creative Writing at American University in Washington, D.C. She lives in Maryland with her husband, kids, and a chocolate labrador named Huckleberry Finn. Read more about her path from first-generation student to college faculty and debut author at www.melissascholesyoung.com.
See Melissa Scholes Young in “Novels of Going Home and Growing Up” Saturday, October 14 at 11:30 a.m. at George Mason University. Click for details.