Profile: Melissa Hartland

MFA Program Coordinator

Department of English, MFA in Creative Writing

Melissa is a Rutgers University - Newark Alumna and has been with the MFA program since 2013, but worked within the University over 7 years.  As Program Coordinator, she serves as the epicenter for the MFA Creative Writing Program.  She is the first point of contact for faculty, staff, students, and prospective students.  She works with the graduate MFA students, as well as undergraduates in the Creative Writing Minor.


  • Education

    B.S. Rutgers Univerisity, 2008