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Meet Our Readers: Melissa Franic


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Melissa Franic is a writer and educator born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago to an Italian-American mother and a Yugoslavian-born father. She holds a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Creative Writing from Goddard College, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and Anthropology from Northern Illinois University. Melissa currently works in academic administration (which is as boring as it sounds but pays the bills). She also teaches writing workshops throughout the Chicago area, most recently The Writer's Playground as part of The Elgin Literary Festival. She previously worked as a professional journalist at various suburban Chicago newspapers, including The West Chicago Press and The Naperville Sun. Her creative work has appeared in The Pitkin Review, where she also held the positions of Associate Editor and Critical Commentary Editor. She is married to the writer Jeff Pizek.

Please join Melissa and all our amazing readers on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, upstairs at Hopleaf at 7:30 pm. This 21-and-older event is free.

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