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Melissa Ginsburg

Melissa Ginsburg is the author of the poetry collections Doll Apollo (winner of the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Poetry Award) and Dear Weather Ghost, the novels The House Uptown and Sunset City, and three poetry chapbooks, Arbor, Double Blind, and Apollo. Her poems have appeared in the New Yorker, Image, Guernica, the Kenyon Review, Fence, the Southwest Review, and other magazines. Originally from Houston, Texas, Ginsburg studied poetry at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She is associate professor of creative writing and literature at the University of Mississippi and serves as associate editor of Tupelo Quarterly. She lives in Oxford, Mississippi.