Tiffany Melanson is a poet and arts educator with an MFA from the Bennington Writing Seminars. She is the author of the audio chapbook What Happens (EAT Poems), and her work has recently appeared in Bridge Eight, Coda Quarterly and Compose Journal. Her poetry has also been featured on Swamp Radio, a live radio show and podcast, and as part of The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens’ exhibit, Reflections: Artful Perspectives on the St. Johns River, as a self-produced video installation and oral interpretation. Her poem “Delivery” was nominated for the Pushcart Prize in 2016.

In addition to her own poetic pursuits, she teaches poetry workshops and oral interpretation to high school students at Douglas Anderson School of the Arts where she is also the faculty sponsor and coordinator of Élan, an international student literary magazine and co-director of the Douglas Anderson Writers’ Festival.