Melanie Rae Thon

photo of Melanie Rae Thon

Melanie Rae Thon is the author of the novels Sweet Hearts, Iona Moon and Meteors in August, and the short story collections First, Body and Girls in the Grass.  In 1996 she was selected one of Granta’s Best Young American Novelists.

She is currently Professor in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Utah.


Melanie Rae Thon elsewhere on Lannan.org

Melanie Rae Thon, (Residency)


Search by Last Name