Melissa Duclos

Melissa Duclos received her MFA in creative writing from Columbia University, and is the founder of The Clovers Project, which provides mentoring for writers at various stages in their careers. Her fiction has appeared in WIPs: Works (of Fiction) in Progress, Bodega Magazine, Pound of Flash, Blue Skirt Productions, and Scéal, and has been chosen for inclusion in Kind of a Hurricane Press’s best of 2014 anthology, Storm Cycle. Her nonfiction has appeared in Salon, Electric Literature, Cleaver Magazine, Fiction Advocate, English Kills Review, Mommyish, Bustle, and BookTrib. Her first novel, Besotted, is a work of literary fiction set in Shanghai, for which she is seeking representation.