Melissa Febos is one of the most critically acclaimed authors in the literature industry. She is a celebrated author of the famous book ‘Whip Smart’ (2010). In the book she beautifully described as her profession as dominatrix while she was studying at The New School in Manhattan.
Her second book‘Abandon Me’ is a collection of essays (February 28, 2017). The book gathered her very generous reviews as well as some harsh critics.
Febos was born on September 28, 1980 and was raised in Falmouth, Massachusetts. The details about her parents name is currently unavailable however, she disclosed that her mother was a therapist whereas her father was a sea captain.
Melissa is a young American citizen who is from the white ethnical background.
Regarding the academic details about Febos, she is a graduated of Sarah Lawrence College with a degree in MFA.
Melissa is an aspiring writer and a multi-talented personality who is devoting herself in the path to pursue her career. Looking at her social activities in social media, nothing suggests that she is currently involved with someone. So, currently she is single.
The eye-catching beauty is blessed with a gorgeous body figure and a tall stature. She has a very charming personality and has an adorable smile. However, any authentic data on her height and body measurements is currently unavailable.
Melissa was always a bright student in her school days. Today she is a renowned writer, leading a good life, but many people may not know the dark side of her past.
Her first book ‘Whip Smart’ is actually a memoir of work as a dominatrix when she was studying at The New School in Manhattan. She was actually a heroin addict before she was a writer. The book describes her experiences of how she became a heroin addict and how she got clean.
She currently published another book named ‘Abandon Me’ which is actually a collection of essays. In 2017, February 28 Bloomsbury Publishing published her book.
Febos is a 38 year old writer and a professor who has achieved a lot in her career. Her career can’t be summed up in a single profession as she had involved herself in various fields in her life.
She is working with Rebecca for ten years as the co-curator at the monthly Mixer Reading and Music series situated at Lower East Side. Febos is a 3 time fellow at Mac Dowell Colony and also a fellow member at various institutes like Vermont Studio Center, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and the Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference. Melissa currently is a professor at Monmouth University.
In her career, Melissa has won numerous prestigious awards including The Centre for Women Writers Creative Non-fiction Prize and The LAMBDA Literary Award. To shortlist a few, she won Vermont Studio Center Fellowship in 2018 and LAMBDA Literary Jeanne Córdova Prize for Lesbian/Queer Non-fiction. She has accumulated various other awards in her career and still has lot more to win.
The talented writer and a professor have had a very successful career as a writer.But anyhow she overcome all the difficulties in her life and made her way to the top. Now she is one of the most celebrated writers in America and has garnered a colossal fortune through her books.
However, the current net worth of the famous diva is still under dark.