Melissa Kravitz

Lives In

Brooklyn, New York


  • Columbia University


  • LGBTQ+ Culture
  • Travel
  • Food


Melissa is a freelance writer with 10 years of experience covering travel, food, lifestyle, and LGBTQ+ culture. She is currently an inaugural writing fellow for the Independent Media Institute's Earth | Food | Life project, and a contributing writer at Thrillist.

Her work has been featured in Food & Wine, Forbes, Glamour, Real Simple, Refinery29, Saveur, Teen Vogue, and USA Today.


Melissa has a bachelor's degree in creative writing from Columbia University.

About Brides and Dotdash

Brides is part of the Dotdash publishing family. For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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