Melissa Schorr

Contributing Editor, Boston Globe Sunday Magazine

Melissa Schorr is a journalist and author of IDENTITY CRISIS, a new YA novel about cyberbullying and catfishing for teen girls. She is a contributor to the YA anthology DEAR BULLY, and is also a contributing editor at the Boston Globe Sunday Magazine. Connect with her at or @melissaschorr

Recently written by Melissa

What Turns A Teen Into A Catfisher?

Not everyone on the internet is who they claim to be. That’s no revelation to most parents, whose primary fear is that an adult predator will put on a fake persona to target their child. But it turns out, teens can be the tricksters, too.