Melanie J. Fishbane

Melanie J. Fishbane

Author
Toronto, ON
Awards

Melanie Fishbane

Genre

Young adult (YA) Fiction (Ages 12 and up)

Representation

Melanie Fishbane

Biography

MELANIE J. FISHBANE holds an M.F.A. from the Vermont College of Fine Arts and an M.A. from Concordia University. With over seventeen years’ experience in children's publishing, she also lectures internationally on Laura Ingalls Wilder, children's literature and L.M. Montgomery. Melanie teaches English and Digital Writing at Humber College in Toronto. Her essay, "My Pen Shall Heal, Not Hurt": Writing as Therapy in L.M. Montgomery's Rilla of Ingleside and The Blythes Are Quoted," is included in L.M. Montgomery's Rainbow Valleys: The Ontario Years 1911-1942 and her first YA novel, Maud: A Novel Inspired by the Life of L.M. Montgomery was published in 2017.