Melissa Cundieff-Pexa

Most recently a finalist for the Four Way Books Intro Prize, the Akron University Book Prize, and the University of Wisconsin Press’s Brittingham and Pollack Book Prizes, Melissa Cundieff-Pexa received an MFA in poetry from Vanderbilt. Her poems appear or are forthcoming in places such as Best of the Net, TriQuarterly, Four Way Review, and Ninth Letter. Melissa received her first ever poetry publication in Juked in 2009. This is her first fiction publication. She lives in St. Paul with her children.