Melissa Fraterrigo

Fiction Writer, Creative Nonfiction Writer

Author's Bio

Melissa Fraterrigo is the author of the novel Glory Days  (University of Nebraska Press, 2017), which was named one of  “The Best Fiction Books of 2017” by the Chicago Review of Books as well as the short story collection The Longest Pregnancy (Livingston Press, 2006). Her fiction and nonfiction has appeared in more than forty literary journals and anthologies from storySouth and  Shenandoah to  Notre Dame Review, Sou’wester and The Millions. She is the founder and executive director of the Lafayette Writers’ Studio in Lafayette, Indiana, where she offers classes on the art and craft of writing.

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction


Glory Days (University of Nebraska Press, 2017)

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Last update: Feb 25, 2022