Bio for 2020

Melissa is based out of Akron, Ohio, where she lives with her husband, Cory, and their two feline companions: BMO & Novella. Melissa is a designer and photographer who spends her days assisting students with pretty much whatever they might need at the art school where she earned her BFA.

Reason for signing up:

Last year was an affirming and eye opening experience, reminding me why I write and that I do love it. I'm hopeful this year will bring about similar outcomes, even if it's just to get me to focus on something non-virus / work related for more than 5 minutes.

Poems Submitted This Year:


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