Melissa Petro

Melissa Petro

Melissa Petro has published essays, articles, and criticism in Allure, Cosmopolitan, Good Housekeeping, the Guardian, InStyle, Marie Claire, Narratively, New York Magazine, Pacific Standard magazine, Salon, and the Washington Post, among many others. 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 has been a finalist for the PEN/Fusion Emerging Writers Prize. She holds a BA from Antioch and an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from the New School.

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When the Truth Causes Trouble

Writing My Way to Sobriety