Literary Mama writing about the many faces of motherhood
Melissa Scholes Young

Melissa Scholes Young’s work has appeared in Narrative, Ploughshares, Huffington Post, Poets & Writers, Poet Lore, and other literary journals. She’s a Contributing Editor for Fiction Writers Review. She teaches at American University in Washington, D.C. and is a Bread Loaf Bakeless Camargo Fellow. Her novel was a finalist for the James Jones First Novel Fellowship.


Date Title Section
Mar 16, 2016 Measuring Tape is a Flexible Ruler Creative Nonfiction
May 2, 2009 Wrestling the Octopus Poetry
Mar 6, 2006 Postpartum Exile Fiction