Melissa Faliveno

Instructor & Writer
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Melissa Faliveno is a writer, editor, and teacher whose debut essay collection, Tomboyland, is forthcoming in August 2020. The former senior editor of Poets & Writers Magazine, she was previously an editor at an independent nonfiction press and a features writer for Isthmus, an alternative weekly in Madison, Wisconsin. Her essays and interviews have appeared in Bitch, the Millions, Prairie Schooner, DIAGRAM, and Midwestern Gothic, among others, and received a notable selection in Best American Essays 2016. She teaches writing at Sarah Lawrence College. 

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