Author Melissa Bank Passed Away At 61, The Girl's Guide Writer Had Many Fans


Novelist Melissa Bank death news is getting viral on Twitter ( Source : Alchetron )

Melissa Bank, 61, is speculated to be dead as Twitter flooded with news of her demise. 

What Happened To Melissa Bank? She Passed Away At 61

Melissa bank was born in 1961 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is an author and novelist in the Chick lit genre. 

Twitter is now flooded with the erudite author's death news, and everybody is busy writing condolence messages to her family.  

Twitter reported Melissa Bank's death at the age of 61.  In his late 50s, Bank's neurologist father passed away from leukemia.

Melissa received her MFA from Cornell University after attending Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Bank's favorite nonfiction author is Janet Malcolm, while her literary influences include Vladimir Nabokov, John Cheever, Billy Collins, and Grace Paley.

Over 30 different languages have been used to translate her two novels, The Wonder Spot, a collection of short stories, and The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing, a book.

In addition to being featured on National Public Radio and the BBC, Bank has published short stories and nonfiction in magazines like the Chicago Tribune, Ploughshares, Zoetrope, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, and Seventeen.

The 1993 Nelson Algren Award for short fiction went to Bank. She recently was an instructor for Stony Brook Southampton's MFA program.

Author Melissa Bank Death Cause & Obituaryv

Like her father, Melissa bank also died early, with an average life expectancy. Bank grew up in a middle-class Jewish family and was the middle of three children. 

The author dedicated her work The Wonder to her older brother Andrew, who hasn't completed reading, and her younger sister Margery. She was obsessed with her, according to Bank.

She was close with her brother Andrew; they shared an apartment complex in Chelsea and walked their dogs together at night.

The news of Melissa Bank's demise is going viral on the internet, but the cause of her death is not revealed yet by any apt sources. 

Neither of her family members officially disclosed the case in-depth. 

Melissa Bank's Husband: Is She Married? 

While sharing an apartment with her brother Andrew, she met Todd, with whom she had a severe love romance. Todd has been living in the apartment for years, but they don't notice each other. 

She revealed that she had many boyfriends, but break-ups would happen when she hardly memorized their names.

Despite relationships, Melissa didn't seem to be married at her death. She probably was single. Not much information about her life is revealed. 

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