Melissa Hart

Melissa Hart: Contributing Writer for Byrdie

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Eugene, Oregon


  • Goddard College
  • University of California, Santa Barbara


  • Travel


Melissa Hart has been writing professionally for 20 years. Her articles and essays have appeared in The New York Times, Smithsonian, CNN, The Washington Post, Real Simple, The Los Angeles Times, and numerous other publications. She's the author, most recently, of Better with Books: 500 Diverse Books to Ignite Empathy and Encourage Self-Acceptance in Tweens and Teens.


Melissa received an MFA in creative writing from Goddard College and a Bachelor of Arts in literature from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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