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Mel Bosworth


Independent Author/Editor

"An autumn night - don't think your life didn't matter." Matsuo Basho

Mel Bosworth is the author of the novel Freight, the poetry chapbook Every Laundromat in the World, and co-author with Ryan Ridge of the forthcoming collection Second Acts. His work has appeared in Hayden's Ferry Review, Tin House, Per Contra, New World Writing, Santa Monica Review, Melville House, American Book Review, and elsewhere. A former series editor for the Wigleaf Top 50 and associate editor for The Best Small Fictions, Mel is the curator of the Small Press Book Review.

Publishers Weekly called Mel's novel FREIGHT "subtle and delightful" and "fantastically innovative."