Melissa Brooks MacVicar

Melissa Brooks MacVicar

Nantucket. Melissa was born and raised on Nantucket. She and her husband Angus raised their two children, Eileen and Joel, on the island as well. Melissa retired from teaching in the Nantucket Public Schools after 20 years in 2023. She is the author of three young adult novels set on Nantucket, and she enjoys researching her various island ancestors. Melissa visits the Atheneum all year round to read and write. She also loves walking the island’s beaches and trails as well as searching for unique vintage items to add to her collections. She has volunteered with the LVA program at the library, as a sorter and cashier at the Hospital Thrift Shop and for Meals on Wheels.