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About Mellisa Pascale

Mellisa Pascale is a writer and medievalist from southeastern Pennsylvania. Her nonfiction and poetry have appeared in The Common Online, Paperbark, Humans and Nature Press Digital, Amon Hen, and other publications. She holds an M.A. in Nonfiction Writing from Johns Hopkins University (2021), where she was the recipient of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars Graduate Award. She is a reader at Soft Star Magazine.

Mellisa holds an M.Phil. in Medieval Studies and a Postgraduate Diploma in Old Irish, both from Trinity College Dublin (2024). Her M.Phil. thesis examined intersecting treatments of reclusion, seasons, and place names in Early Irish and Japanese nature poetry.

The image on this page looks out over Lake Te Anau from Mount Luxmore on Kepler Track, New Zealand.  This image is my own and cannot be used without my express permission.

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