Melissa M. Frye is a short story author, novelist and award-winning poet whose tension-filled, emotional writings challenge readers to examine the craziness inside them. Her years of battling depression and anxiety have given her a unique perspective on losing ones self and reclaiming stability. She is the recipient of the 2013 Ozark Creative Writers Poet Laureate Award and readers of her short stories have added her to their lists of authors to follow. When not writing, Melissa enjoys genealogy research and her ancestors include scoundrels, heroes and pioneers. You will find bits and pieces of them in her characters. She lives in Northwest Arkansas. To stay current of Melissa’s writing projects and activities go to her website and sign up for her newsletter http://www.melissamfrye.com.
- St. Paul Public School1987
- Northwest Arkansas Community CollegeEnglish/Creative Writing, 2007
- University of ArkansasEnglish/Creative Writing, 2007