Melissa Range

Melissa Range was born and raised in East Tennessee. She is the recipient of a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Award, a "Discovery"/The Nation prize, and a writing fellowship from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Her poems have appeared in the Hudson Review, Image, the Paris Review, and other journals. Currently she is pursuing a Ph.D. at the University of MissouriColumbia, where she is a David R. Francis Fellow.