Meet the Staff

Melissa M. Gilbert


Melissa McArthur Gilbert has taught college English as an adjunct instructor since 2006 and worked as a writing tutor and coach since 2009. She teaches Developmental English, Introduction to Composition, Business Writing, Introduction to Academic Discourse, The Human Experience, Critical Thinking, and several other courses. In addition to teaching and freelance editing, Melissa also works as an editor for Falstaff Books.

She currently holds three degrees: a bachelor’s degree in English with an emphasis on literature and language, a master’s degree in education with an emphasis on adult education and mentoring, and a master’s degree in English with an emphasis on composition and rhetoric. She is also Apple Teacher certified.

Melissa writes under the pen name Melissa McArthur. She has short stories available from FunDead Publications, Mocha Memoirs Press, and Falstaff Books.

You can reach Melissa directly by emailing