About Mellisa Pascale
Mellisa Pascale's essays and poetry have appeared in Paperbark, Elsewhere Journal, City Creatures Blog, Soft Star Magazine, Moss Puppy Magazine, and other publications. She holds an M.A. in Nonfiction Writing from Johns Hopkins University and is studying for her M.Phil. in Medieval Language and Literature at Trinity College Dublin. While at JHU, she was the recipient of the GEICO Graduate Award, given by the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. In 2021, her essay “To Auckland” was an honorable mention in TulipTree Review’s Wild Women writing contest, and her essay “Routeburn” was long-listed in the Fish Publishing Short Memoir Prize.
The image on this page looks out over Lake Te Anau from Mount Luxmore on Kepler Track, New Zealand. The image on the homepage is of Harris Saddle on Routeburn Track, New Zealand. All images on this site are my own.