Melissa Nurczynksi

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Assistant Professor, Narrative Nonfiction/Magazine Journalism and Travel Writing

MA (The Writing Seminars), Johns Hopkins University

Prof. Nurczynski is interested in truth and accuracy in nonfiction, travel narratives, and literary journalism. She is a contributing writer at Atlas Obscura under the pen name Melissa Marshall and has written for Newsweek, Budget Travel, Hemispheres Magazine, US Airways Magazine, The Houston Chronicle, Philadelphia Style, Yahoo! Travel, The Rough Guides and many others. She serves on the Honorary Degree committee and the Student Media Advisory Board. She is also the Chair of the Professional Writing Assessment Committee.