Melissa Petro

Melissa Petro is a freelance writer and writing instructor living in New York. She has written for Pacific Standard Magazine, Marie Claire,, Salon, Daily Dot, and many other places.

Stories By Melissa Petro

Our Dog Would Eat Anything. This Time the Takeout Fought Back.

When my boyfriend left for an overseas trip, I had no clue about the pet-sitter’s nightmare that awaited me.

What Have You Done With My Husband?

Stripping on the Side

A nonprofit intern counts down the hours until she can shed her office attire in a Times Square gentlemen’s club.