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 a member of ITW and was awarded the Stephen R. Kustra Fellowship for creative writing in 2019, and the Glenn Balch Award for fiction in 2020. Her debut novel, Call Me Elizabeth Lark is available now.