Tumbleweed Books

Melissa Grunow

Melissa Grunow’s writing has appeared in Creative Nonfiction, River Teeth, New Plains Review, Blue Lyra Review, Temenos, and Yemassee, among many others.

An award-winning writer, Melissa was a semi-finalist for the 2015 DISQUIET International Literary Lisbon Writing Progam in Portugal and a two-time recipient of the Detroit Working Writers creative nonfiction prize.

Melissa holds a Bachelor of Science in English-creative writing and journalism from Michigan University, a Master of Arts in English from New Mexico State University, and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing with Distinction from National University.

She lives and writes in Detroit, Michigan.

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Melissa Grunow’s Books:

Realizing River City