Mel Bosworth is the two-time Pushcart nominated author of the novel Freight and the poetry chapbook Every Laundromat in the World. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Hayden's Ferry Review, Per Contra, New World Writing, and Melville House, among others. Excerpts from Camouflage Country, co-written with Ryan Ridge with illustrations by Jacob Heustis, have appeared in McSweeney's Small Chair, Santa Monica Review, Hobart, Tin House, and elsewhere. Mel's book reviews have appeared in HTMLGIANT, The Lit Pub, and American Book Review. He is also the series editor for the Wigleaf Top 50 (2014) and the curator of The Small Press Book Review

Mel lives, breathes, writes, and works in Western Massachusetts.