Melissa Febos, MFA

Assistant Professor

Graduate Faculty

MFA, Sarah Lawrence College

BA, Eugene Lang College, New School University

Office: Wilson Annex , Room 411

Phone: 732-571-3623


Spring 2014 Office Hours:
Monday and Wednesday, 2:30-4:00 p.m.; and Tuesday by appointment.

Spring 2014 Courses:

EN 102- College Composition II

EN 352- Craft of Writing

Regularly Taught Courses:

EN 101 - College Composition I

EN 255 - Creative Writing - Non-Fiction

Research Interests:

Specialty is creative nonfiction, with additional interests in fiction, poetry, contemporary American literature, and women's studies.

Selected Works:


Memoir - Whip Smart. St. Martin's Press. 2010

Book Contributions:

 Goodbye to All That: Loving and Leaving New York. Seal Press. 2013

 The Moment. Harper Perennial. 2012.

 Crush: Tales of First Love. Harlequin. 2010.


Popular Press:

Select Nonfiction and Short Stories

New York Times, Salon, The Portland ReviewChronicle of Higher Education Review, Glamour, The Brooklyn Rail, LUMINA, Drunken Boat, Hunger Mountain,, Bitch Magazine.