Melissa Hart

Author, Teacher, Speaker

Melissa Hart lives in Eugene, Oregon. She’s a contributing editor at The Writer Magazine, and her essays have appeared in The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, Hemispheres, High Country News, The Advocate, Adbusters, and numerous other publications. She teaches frequently at the School of Journalism and Communication, University of Oregon, and for Whidbey Island’s MFA Program in Creative Writing. She’s the author of two memoirs—Wild Within: How Rescuing Owls Inspired a Family (Lyons, 2014) and Gringa: A Contradictory Girlhood (Seal, 2009).

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