Melissa Schorr, the author of the comedic young adult novel GOY CRAZY (Hyperion), is a widely published freelance journalist currently living outside Boston.
She has served as a stringer for People magazine in San Francisco, a columnist for the Las Vegas Sun, a staff features reporter for the Oakland Tribune, a health writer for ABCNews.com in Boston, and most recently an assistant editor at the Boston Globe Sunday Magazine.
She is also a contributor to the YA anthology Dear Bully: Seventy Authors Tell Their Stories (Harper Collins).
Her work has also appeared in more than 20 publications, including Glamour, Self, Allure, Marie Claire, Bride's, Baby Talk, Working Mother, In Style, Esquire, San Francisco, National Geographic Traveler, Wired magazine, as well as newspapers such as the Chicago Tribune, The Wall Street Journal and the San Jose Mercury News, the New York Times' Motherlode blog, and websites including Lifetimetv.com, Reuters Health and WebMD.
Schorr currently lives outside Boston, Mass., with her husband, her two daughters and her dog, Bailey.