Melissa Febos

Melissa Febos is the author of four books, including the nationally bestselling essay collection, Girlhood, which has been translated into seven languages and was a LAMBDA Literary Award finalist, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism, and named a notable book of 2021 by NPR, Time, the Washington Post, and others. Her craft book, Body Work (2022), was also a national bestseller, an L.A. Times bestseller, and an Indie Next Pick. Her fifth book, The Dry Season, is forthcoming from Alfred A. Knopf.

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