Melissa Stein

Kristen Wrzesniewski

Melissa Stein is the author of the poetry collections Terrible blooms (Copper Canyon Press, 2018) and Rough Honey, winner of the 2010 APR/Honickman First Book Prize, selected by Mark Doty and published by The American Poetry Review in association with Copper Canyon Press. Her work has appeared in Ploughshares, Tin House, Harvard Review, New England Review, The American Poetry Review, Best New Poets, The Southern Review, and others. She has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Yaddo, the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, the MacDowell Colony, and the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. Her work has received the Pushcart Prize, as well as awards from Spoon River Poetry Review, Literal Latté, Redivider, and the Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Foundation, among others. She is a freelance editor in San Francisco.

Books by this author

Awards and Honors

APR/Honickman First Book Prize

National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship

Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference Fellowship

Yaddo Fellowship

Djerassi Resident Artists Program

MacDowell Colony Fellowship

Sewanee Writers’ Conference Fellowship

Pushcart Prize

Spoon River Poetry Review Prize

Literal Latté Award

Redivider Prize

Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship