Melissa Nigro

Minnesota, United States

Member Since: 10/04/2019

Melissa Nigro is a queer writer from California exploring the United States in search of a place to call home. They currently live in Minneapolis, where they do graphic design and volunteer at the collective Boneshaker Books. They are a 2018 Lambda Literary Fellow and their fiction has appeared in The Knicknackery and Emerge: The 2018 Lambda Fellows Anthology.


Twitter Username: @melissa_k_nigro


  • This is How You Love a Coyote , The Knicknackery (February 1, 2019)
  • Hardened , Emerge: 2018 Lambda Fellows Anthology (March 1, 2019)


  • Lambda Literary Fellow (2018)


  • Graphic Designer at University of Minnesota (November 2019 - )
  • Bookseller at Boneshaker Books (October 2019 - )


  • Bachelor of Arts in English from Kenyon College (May 2013)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction