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Melissa Colasanti
This 2021, Melissa Colasanti is mentoring Adult
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Melissa Colasanti
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Melissa Colasanti is a mother and an author. She has a BFA in fiction from Boise State University. Her writing has appeared in Lithub, Memoir Magazine, The Coffin Bell Journal and others. She is the Stephen R. Kustra scholar in creative writing for 2019, and was awarded the Glenn Balch Award for fiction in 2020.

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Favorite Books

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Idaho by Emily Ruskovich
Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware
My Sister the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite
The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty

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