Melissa is a writer for Killer Papers and has recently acquired her Bachelors of the Fine Arts and Masters of the Fine Arts in Creative Writing. Her work has appeared online and in print as early as 2005 when she was a sophomore in high school. Her graduate thesis was nominated for Best Thesis in Young Adult Literature, and her writing has been published in various literary magazines and journals, such as the Minor Bird, Gemini Literary Magazine, and Poetry South Review. When she’s not writing, she enjoys traveling and competing with her horse. In her downtime, she cuddles up with a good book and her cat.