Melissa Petro is a freelance writer living in New York City. She has written for Salon, Daily Beast, The Huffington Post, Rumpus.net and elsewhere. She holds an MFA from The New School, a Masters in Education from Fordham and a BA from Antioch College.
Age: 31 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org What I do, job-wise: organize data. What I do, fun-wise: rabble-rouse. My motto: Let go and trust. My Anti-Motto: Hang in there! The first movie star I ever had a crush on: Marisa Tomei My "celebs to make out with" list: The entire cast of True Blood, all at the same time. Last book I read without skimming any parts: for a second time, Philip Gourevitch's "We wish to inform you that tomorrow we will be killed with our families: stories from Rwanda." My most worn item of clothing: working from home, a grey T-shirt and a pair of hospital scrub bottoms formerly belonging to my bf has become something like my uniform Beauty products that I hoard: Smashbox eye beam brightener, St. Ives Apricot Scrub, Queen Helene Cocoa Butter, Vaseline. I smell like: Cocoa Butter Kiss and Tell I have faked an orgasm: for money