Melissa Miles McCarter uses writing to make sense out of the world and is fascinated by life's challenges.
Melissa has written extensively on feminism, infertility, grief, popular culture, rhetoric and mental illness. She has published numerous blog articles, short stories, an anthology, a memoir, a novel and various nonfiction. Her work has been featured in various publications including HuffPost,Yahoo!, and Salon.
Melissa has a PhD in Rhetoric and Composition from the University of Texas of Arlington. She received a B.A. in Philosophy from Scripps College.
She lives in the beautiful Arcadia Valley in Southeast Missouri with her husband, her stepson, and daughter.