Melissa Coleman joined Aspen Words as a Writer in Residence in 2013. BIO
Melissa Coleman has written for the New York Times, National Geographic Traveler, O Magazine, The Oregonian, and is a columnist for Maine Home + Design. Her first book, This Life Is in Your Hands: One Dream, Sixty Acres, and a Family’s Heartbreak, was a New York Times bestseller, Indie Next Pick, People’s Pick in People Magazine, and nonfiction finalist for the Maine Literary and New England Book awards. She lives in Maine with her husband and twin daughters.