Brittany Cavallaro

Instructor of Creative Writing, Interlochen Arts Academy; Faculty, Interlochen Novel Writing Institute


M.F.A., creative writing, University of Wisconsin-Madison; B.A., American literature (magna cum laude), Middlebury College; Interlochen Arts Academy alumna

Brittany Cavallaro is the New York Times bestselling author of the Charlotte Holmes novels, including A Study in Charlotte and The Last of August (Katherine Tegen/HarperCollins), She is also the author of the poetry collection Girl-King (University of Akron Press, 2015), which was the Editor’s Choice for the 2013 Akron Poetry Prize. Her poems have recently appeared in AGNI, Tin House, Southern Review, the Best New Poets anthology, and elsewhere. She received her MFA in poetry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she founded the literary journal Devil’s Lake. Her awards include a fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Vermont Studio Center, as well as scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers Conference. She is an associate editor at Bull City Press. Currently, she’s a PhD candidate in English literature and creative writing at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.