Desirae Matherly

Desirae Matherly teaches writing at Tusculum College, and serves as nonfiction editor for The Tusculum Review. Her most recent work appears in Hotel Amerika, Descant, Red Holler: An Anthology of Contemporary Appalachian Literature, and is forthcoming in After Montaigne: Contemporary Writers Cover the Essays. Desirae earned a Ph.D. in creative nonfiction from Ohio University in 2004 and is a former Harper Fellow at The University of Chicago.