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BerfroisSouth Florida Poetry JournalThe Journal, Smartish Pace, New Ohio Review, The Normal School, and University of Leicester’s Creative Writing Blog feature new poems.


Tupelo Quarterly, Everybody’s Reviewing, Coal Hill Review , The Pedestal MagazinePirene’s Fountain, Lambda Literarand Prick of the Spindle all feature wonderful reviews of I Ate the Cosmos for Breakfast.

A new interview by Charles Clifford Brooks III is up at the The Blue Mountain Review.

Dan Sickles’ and Antonio Santini’s amazing Motionpoems film of “I Ate the Cosmos for Breakfast” has a beautiful write-up at Indiewire.

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.



15 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….


  2. I just went through Respect and got spell-bound. I read the same again n again n again. Only a woman can understand what a woman indeed is. Kudos! hats off to u, Melissa. I would like to translate it in Gujarati (A local language in India) so that it may reach to wider audience. May I?

    Dr Vivek M Tailor MD (Medicine)
    Surat, Gujarat, India


  3. Hi Melissa. I just finished reading “I Ate the Cosmos for Breakfast” and was blown away! More than once your words had me in tears. Thank you for expressing yourself in such luscious ways! And of course, for being you. 🙂

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