June Melby               writer & performer
June's book My Family and Other Hazards was released upon the world July 2014 (Henry Holt & Co)
Winner of Midwest Connections Award

New York Times bestseller in Sports Books

My 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 Monitor

“My 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.