June's book My Family and Other Hazards
was released upon the world July 8, 2014 (Henry Holt & Co)Winner of Midwest Connections AwardMy Family and Other Hazards' is a wonderful, witty account of growing up on a mini-golf course.
In a droll, understated voice that recalls Dorothy Parker ~ Christian Science MonitorMy Family and Other Hazards
is a winning, charming memoir. A perfect summer book.
~Rob Spillman, editor, Tin House
June Melby is a writer and performer based in Iowa. She has published poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, toured the U.S. and internationally, and recorded several cd's of original music and poetry.(read complete bio)
In 2009 she received an MFA in Nonfiction Writing from the University of Iowa.