Melissa Willets

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St. Augustine, FL
Bucknell University
Vegan, Gluten-free Diet, Yoga, Pop Culture, Parenting, And Politics
  • Melissa has interviewed a range of celebrities from Renee Zellweger to Kristen Bell.
  • Her essays on parenting have gone viral, and been picked up by The New York Times and The Washington Post.
  • She has been a vegetarian for 30 years.


Melissa has worked as a professional writer for 15 years. She has written for Parents, PS (previously PopSugar), and BabyCenter. Her work has been featured on Today, Good Morning America, BBC radio, HLN, and on HuffPost Live. With five kids, and a commitment to a healthy lifestyle, she can sometimes find time to enjoy her other favorite pastime, which is drinking coffee.


Melissa's father gave her the best advice on her education: "Study what you love." And so she did and continues to live by this mantra. She earned a B.A. from Bucknell University.
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