Author Archives: Michele Ferrari

About Michele Ferrari

Michele Ierardi Ferrari currently teaches Novel In Progress at Grub Street. She completed GrubStreet's Novel Generator and Novel Incubator programs. She participated in Breadloaf Sicily, the Tin House Summer Workshop and the Sirenland Writers Conference. She is a TedX Beaconstreet speaker and a Moth GrandSlam storyteller. She lives in Cambridge, MA, with her husband and Jack Russell, Zelda, and is working on a novel set in 1980s New York City.

Camp Tin House

I never went to summer camp. I always wondered what it was like, that thing that other kids in other places got to do. My mom couldn’t afford it. Instead, my brother and I spent our summers trying to stay…

Opening Old Boxes

The end of year always puts me in the mood to clean. A new year might be an arbitrary marker of time passing, but finishing up a calendar fills me with the desire to say good-bye to some things, to…