Melissa Face is the author of the award-winning collection I Love You More Than Coffee: Essays on Parenthood, published September 1, 2020 and I Love You More Than Coffee: A Guided Journal for Moms (September 13, 2022). Her writing has appeared in numerous local and national publications, including Richmond Family Magazine, Charlottesville Family Magazine, Tidewater Family Magazine, ScaryMommy, Motherscope, TheMyrtle Beach Herald, Guideposts, Country Woman, Farm & Ranch Living, Prairie Times, Boomer Magazine, Sasee Magazine, Nine Lives: A Life in Ten Minutes Anthology, Parhelion Literary Magazine, and twenty-six volumes of Chicken Soup for the Soul.
She has a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Coastal Carolina University and a Master of Arts in human resources development from Webster University. Melissa holds teaching certifications in English, special education and gifted education and is a proud member of James River Writers and Hampton Roads Writers.
Currently, Melissa teaches middle school English and chronicles more of her life with her husband and two children on Facebook MelissaFaceWrites, and on Instagram @melissafacewrites.
A complete list of publications can be found on the Published Work tab. Check out some of her published essays and articles here: