Melissa Hart
Author, Teacher, Speaker
Melissa Hart lives and writes in Eugene, Oregon.  She's the author of the memoir, Gringa: A Contradictory Girlhood (Seal, 2009).  Look for her new memoir--Wild Within: How Rescuing Owls Inspired a Family--from Lyons Press in August 2014.

Her essays have appeared in The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Orion, High Country News, The Advocate, Adbusters, Hemispheres, Horizon Air Magazine, Writer's Digest.  She writes a monthly column for The Writer on literary journals.

She teaches Travel and Feature Writing courses at the School of Journalism and Communication, University of Oregon.  Melissa speaks frequently for writing-related organizations and conferences in the Pacific Northwest.

Contact her at melissah(at)uoregon(dot)edu

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Melissa is represented by literary agent Jennifer Unter:
23 West 73rd Street, Suite 100
New York, NY 10023

For publicity, contact Crystal Patriarche, BookSparksPR

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