Melissa Burley


Melissa Burley received her MFA in fiction from the University of Miami after studying art history at the Université de Paul Valery, in Montpellier, France, and graduating with a B.A. in history and art history from the College of William and Mary. She received her MFA in fiction from the University of Miami. Her poetry, prose poetry, an interview, and short stories have appeared in TigertailFlamencoMangrove, and Metromorphosis. She has published a book of photographs and her photography has been printed in local, regional, and national magazines.  Her interests include visual rhetoric and meditation. She is a member of the UMindfulness Initiative. Currently, she is completing her second novel.