About Misty

Misty Urban holds an MFA in fiction and a Ph.D. in Old and Middle English literature from Cornell University. She is an award-winning author of a contemporary fantasy novel, three short story collections, a dissertation on monstrous women in medieval romance, and creative nonfiction on the subject of motherhood. For more on her publications, visit her author page.

Misty is a college professor of literature and creative writing who has taught at research universities, small liberal arts schools, community college, and online. She founded femmeliterate, a website about women in/and/of books, and reviews of Publisher’s Weekly, BlueInk, and the Historical Novels Review. She has experience working with writers of all ages. To book an appearance at your writing workshop or inquire about a customized class, send an email. Click here for information on editing services and rates.