Based in the north of England, Melissa is a poet writing about both the Norwegian and Lakeland landscapes, asking who gets to speak for them and why? As well as her own creative practice, Melissa works with local communities to create collage poems which have been displayed in National Trust woodland, high street restaurants and shopping centres.
Previous poems published by Alliterati Magazine, Maybe Later Press & Oh Comely Magazine.
We are publishing Melissa’s debut poetry collection, The Arctic Diaries in April 2023
Melissa’s poems for Time and Time, Solstice Shorts Festival 2019, were performed at
Greenwich, Maryport, Clydebank and Lisbon and published in the Time and Tide anthology.