Melisa Malvin

Music and musings

NOW AVAILABLE: Melisa’s Book of Poetry — Hover the Bones

NOW AVAILABLE:  Melisa’s Book of Poetry — Hover the Bones

It’s here! Get your signed copy! Melisa Malvin-Middleton’s debut poetry collection, Hover the Bones, is now available for only $8. Hover the Bones digs through the garden of the familiar “ties that bind” — family relationships — to unearth profound connections and upsetting loss. The nineteen poems included in this volume honor the memory of those lost with surprising honesty and...

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Three Poems in Clear Poetry

Three Poems in Clear Poetry

I’m thrilled to have “Spilled childhood,” “Repairs,” and “Schism of My Maker” published in Clear Poetry. Even includes a recording of me reading of my poem “Spilled childhood.” Special thanks to Ben Banyard for giving me this opportunity to be a part of his labor of...

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“Civil Unrest” Published in Silver Birch Press

“Civil Unrest” Published in Silver Birch Press

It is an honor to have my poem “Civil Unrest” published in the “When I Moved Poetry and Prose Series” found here at Silver Birch Press I’m thankful Silver Birch Press encouraged me to write the “note from the author” — it reminds me how much this poem personally means to me. And… as a little tidbit, here is the footnote I am including with this poem in my upcoming chapbook with Yak Press:...

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Poetry Published in The Ofi Press Literary Magazine

Poetry Published in The Ofi Press Literary Magazine

I am truly grateful to have two of my poems published in The Ofi Press Literary Magazine, Issue 49. It is an honor to be a part of a publication filled with such a talented group of poets from around the world. My poems “The hum” and “Wild Mustard (Hirshfeldia incana)” can be found here:...

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Poetry Chapbook with Yak Press

Poetry Chapbook with Yak Press

Melisa is currently working on her chapbook with Yak Press as a part of their Native Blossoms Chapbook Series. Her chapbook will be released in fall, 2016. More information coming soon! From the Yak Press website: “The Native Blossoms Chapbook Series embraces poetry of place, exploring connections to the natural landscape, the untamed, the indigenous. Each chapbook, while utilizing themes...

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