MA (English) UC Davis; BFA (Professional Writing) Emerson College
Creator of animated television series "Braceface" and writer for "Rolie Polie Olie", "Totally Spies", and "Sweet Valley High" among others. Currently completing her second novel, Imperfect.
Melissa has been teaching part-time at Otis since Fall 2007.
Swimming Upstream, Slowly published in 2006 by Broadway Books/Random House