Melissa Manning is a widely published author of long and short form fiction.
Her work focuses on the minutiae of living, on turning points both intimate and epic.
Recipient of a Varuna Residential Fellowship and a Grace Marion Wilson Fellowship, her prize-winning work has been published in Australia and internationally.
She is currently a Bayside Artist in Residence where she is working on edits to her short fiction collection, Woodsmoke.
Melissa is represented by Grace Heiftez of Left Bank Literary.