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Young, Melissa (1735883)
Young, Melissa (1735883)

Melissa Scholes Young

Melissa Scholes Young was born and raised in Hannibal, Missouri and still proudly claims it as her hometown. Her writing has appeared in the Atlantic, Washington Post, Narrative, Ploughshares, Poets & Writers, and other literary journals. She teaches at American University in Washington, D.C. FLOOD is her first novel.


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Flood

Flood

by Melissa Scholes Young

A sparkling debut set in Mark Twain's boyhood town, Flood is a story of what it means to be lost . . . and found.

Laura Brooks fled her hometown of Hannibal, Missouri, ten years ago after a historic flood and personal heartbreak. Now she's returned unannounced, and her family and ...

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