bio: Melissa Joan Walker's writing has appeared in several outlets, including the Denver Quarterly; Sentence; Banshee; theNewerYork; After Hours; Orion Headless; Parable Press; Ignavia; Wunderkammer Poetry; Disembodied Text; Yes, PoetrySplit Rock Review; Tablet; The Manifest-Station and Modern Simplicity.

Melissa Joan Walker has taught Writing, Art History, and Creativity and Innovation at several institutions including the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, DePaul University, Roosevelt University, and St. Augustine College. She has taught Contemporary Memoir in Literary Arts' Delve program in Portland. 

She holds an MFA in Writing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. 

email: melissa@melissajoanwalker.com

twitter: @mjoanwalker

instagram: melissajoanwalker