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Melissa’s debut poetry collection, I Ate the Cosmos for Breakfast, was awarded a 2015 Lone Star College System Writing Award.

The title poem of Melissa’s poetry collection, I Ate the Cosmos for Breakfast, is currently being made into a film by Dan Sickles and Antonio Santini of Moxie Pictures for Motionpoems.

Catherine Lu conducted a lovely interview with Melissa at the Classical 91.7 Houston Public Radio station for Houston Public Media.

Melissa will read for Tiferet Journal at Magers and Quinn Booksellers in Minneapolis (April 11th, 2 PM).

Melissa will moderate the panel States of Poetry: 3 State Poet Laureates’ Views on Poetry in Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Texas at Lone Star College-Montgomery (April 16th, 5:30 PM).

Galatea Resurrects #23 features a beautiful review by Eileen Tabios of I Ate the Cosmos for Breakfast. 

Melissa’s post, “To Love One Thing,” currently appears at Psychology Today.

Sarah Marcus conducted a thoughtful interview with Melissa at Gazing Grains Press.

Melissa will read for the Goodbye, Mexico anthology at the Georgetown Poetry Festival (October 4th, 1PM).

The poem, “They Who See in the Dark,” in Pirene’s Fountain, is a current Best of the Net nominee.

A new micro-interview and three poems are up at As It Ought To Be.       

A lovely new review is up at Reader’s Favorite.                                         

The Tiferet Talk Interviews, a collection of interviews from the first year of Tiferet Talk radio, received the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award and the Readers’ Favorite Award.       

A reprint of the title poem I Ate the Cosmos for Breakfast appears in Volume 7, Issue 53 of New World Review.

Six poems appear in the November issue of Truck.

Six Weeks to Yehidah received the International Book Award in the Children’s Fiction Category and was released as an audio book. It is now available at iTunes and Audible.

*NOTE* ALL TIMES LISTED ARE FOR CENTRAL STANDARD

 

4 responses

  1. I am an poet and noticed your work in the toronto quaterly. I am interested in submitting my work since all is in ms form. Thanks, for this website. Maybe you can hear me towards places were I can send my work….

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