Melissa Febos

Author, Whip Smart

Biography

Author of the memoir, Whip Smart, Melissa Febos has received prizes and fellowships from Prairie Schooner, Story Quarterly, The Center for Women Writers, Bread Loaf, VCCA, Vermont Studio Center, The Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, LMCC, and The MacDowell Colony, and is Assistant Professor at Monmouth University, MFA faculty at the Institute of American Indian Arts, and on the Executive Board of VIDA: Women in Literary Arts.