October 17, 2018

Melissa Febos, presents an afternoon workshop and evening reading at Rutgers. \

Melissa Febos is the author of the memoir Whip Smart (St. Martin’s Press 2010), and the essay collection Abandon Me (Bloomsbury 2017), which was a LAMBDA Literary Award finalist, a Publishing Triangle Award finalist, and an Indie Next Pick. Her second essay collection, Girlhood (Bloomsbury), will be published in 2019. Her work has recently appeared in Tin House, Granta, The Believer, The New York Times, Vogue, and elsewhere. She has received fellowships and prizes from places including LAMBDA Literary, The MacDowell Colony, Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Vermont Studio Center, The Barbara Deming Memorial Foundation, The BAU Institute, Ragdale, and The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. An Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Monmouth University, she serves on the Board of Directors for VIDA: Women in Literary Arts and lives in Brooklyn.



Workshop, 3 pm, Writers House (305 Cooper Street): 

Submit your fiction or nonfiction to a workshop with Melissa Febos on October 17 from 3 – 4:30 pm. 3 manuscripts of 10 pages or fewer will be selected; all are welcome to read the workshop samples and attend. 

Submit here by October 8. 

Reading, 7 pm, Campus Center (Conference Room West ABC)