About Melissa Goodrich



Melissa Goodrich is the author of the story collection Daughters of Monsters, the poetry chapbook IF YOU WHAT, and The Classroom, a collaborative collection forthcoming from Gold Wake in 2019.  She earned her BA in Creative Writing from Susquehanna University and her MFA in Fiction from the University of Arizona.  Her stories have appeared in American Short Fiction, The Kenyon Review Online, Passages North, PANK, and others, and her honors include the 2016 Tucson Festival of Books Fiction Award, the 2017 Sundog Lit Flash Fiction Collaborative Contest (finalist), the 2018 Passage's North Waasnode Fiction Prize, the 2013 Margaret Sterling Memorial Award, the 2013 AWP Intro Award, and the 2012 Academy of American Poets Prize.  She has taught Creative Writing, Rhetoric and Composition, and English at the University of Arizona and BASIS.