Suspend Your Disbelief

Melissa Scholes Young

Contributing Editor

Melissa Scholes Young’s work has appeared in The Atlantic, Narrative, Ploughshares, Huffington Post, Poets & Writers, Brain Child, and other literary journals. She teaches at American University in Washington, D.C. and is a Bread Loaf Bakeless Camargo Fellow. Her debut novel, Flood, was published by Hachette in 2017.


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Hard Truths from Vulnerable Places: An Interview with Melissa Fraterrigo

“I’m honored to be a lifelong Midwesterner and to write and think about place with central allegiance”: Melissa Scholes Young talks with Melissa Fraterrigo about her story collection, Glory Days.


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Secrets and Revelations: An Interview with Danielle Evans

In her debut collection, Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self, Danielle Evans’s characters, like most of us, struggle to belong. Their loyalties to place, to family, and to self are often divided. Melissa Scholes Young interviews the author to find out how the identities we claim or deny often define the people we become.




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