Melanie Springer Mock

Melanie Springer Mock is a professor of English at George Fox University, Newberg, Ore. She has graduate degrees from the University of Missouri-St. Louis (master’s, English literature) and the University of Oklahoma (Ph.D., composition and rhetoric/modern American literature). Her research interests include creative nonfiction, autobiography and composition pedagogy. She is the author or co-author of five books, including her most recent, Worthy: Finding Yourself in a World Expecting Someone Else (Herald Press, 2018). Her essays and reviews have appeared in The Nation, Christianity Today, The Chronicle of Higher Education and Anabaptist World, among other places. She lives in Dundee, Ore., with her husband and two teen sons.

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