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About Mellisa Pascale

Mellisa Pascale is a travel and nature writer in Philadelphia, PA. She holds an M.A. in Writing from Johns Hopkins University. Her work has been published by the Center for Humans and Nature, TulipTree Review, Passion Passport, Matador Network, Go Overseas, and Business Travel Life. 


Her essay "To Auckland" was an honorable mention in TulipTree Review's Wild Women writing contest and appeared in their 2021 Spring/Summer issue. Her essay "Routeburn" was long-listed in the 2021 Fish Publishing Short Memoir Prize.


She is working on a travel memoir. 

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.