Melissa Fraterrigo’s short story collection, “The Longest Pregnancy,” was published by Livingston Press (2006) and awarded the Tartt First Fiction Award. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in a variety of literary journals and anthologies including the Massachusetts Review, Arts &Letters, Puerto del Sol, storySouth, and Northwest Review, among others. Twice nominated for the Pushcart Prize, Carolina Quarterly awarded Fraterrigo the Charles B. Wood Award for Distinguished Writing. She earned her MFA at Bowling Green State University and currently lives in West Lafayette, Indiana, with her husband and two daughters.
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