|Melissa Petro has published nonfiction in New York Magazine, Poets & Writers, Salon, Daily Beast, Narratively, Jezebel, xoJane, Frisky, The Fix, and Rumpus. She is the editor of two anthologies: Pros(e): Writings by Individuals with Experiences in the Sex Industries and Corner Stories: Writings by the Washington Heights CORNER Project Community. She holds a BA from Antioch, an MS in Education from Fordham, and an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from the New School.
Also Teaches: Essay & Opinion Writing
Hit Send: Publishing Short Nonfiction
Unbound: Creative Writing
|Clifford Thompson is the author of Love for Sale and Other Essays, (Autumn House Press, 2013) and the memoir Twin of Blackness (Autumn House Press). He served for more than ten years as editor in chief of Current Biography magazine and Wilson Biographies. His articles and essays have appeared in The Iowa Review, The Threepenny Review, Commonweal, Film Quarterly, and have been anthologized in Best American Movie Writing, among others. He is a winner of the Whiting Writers’ Award for nonfiction. He has taught at Columbia University, and holds a BA in English and Creative Writing from Oberlin College.
Also Teaches: Memoir Writing