Issue 46 - Fall 2018
Editor: Terry Kennedy

Melanie's Personal Essay: “The Color of My Writing"

DASH Literary Journal

California State University, Fullerton (CSUF)

Spring 2018

Melanie's Flash Nonfiction piece: “Run"

The Laurel Review

Northwest Missouri State University
Editors:  John Gallaher and Luke Rolfes

Melanie's Nonfiction Piece: “The Color of Lakes/El Color de los Lagos” (Self-translation)

Thrice Fiction Magazine

Fall 2017
Editors:  RW Spryszak

Melanie's flash fiction "When the Clouds don't Care"

Six Words Fresh off the Boat

ABC, Kingswell Publishing 2017
Editor:  Larry Smith

Melanie's micro-memoir, "Fried plantains in the Smoky Mountains"​
Notable Contributors:  Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Julianne Moore, Mario Batali, George Takei, Neil Gaiman, Amanda Palmer, Billy Collins.

Dirty Laundry
Asterix Journal - Fall 2017
Editors:  Angie Cruz and Adriana Ramirez

Melanie's short story "Intruder" was nominated for Best Small Fictions 2018
Notable Contributors:  Sandra Cisneros, Angie Cruz, Melissa Lozada-Oliva.

Lunch Ticket

Antioch University Los Angeles

Issue 14 - Winter/Spring 2019
Editors: MFA students

Melanie's YA short story: “Hombrecito"

Recent publications:

The Acentos Review

Fall 2016

Melanie's Nonfiction Piece: “The Color of Lakes"


Whale Road Review

Issue 12 - Fall 2018
Editor: Katie Manning

Melanie's Flash Fiction piece: Cat Lady"