MELISSA REDDISH: For fiction that turns your head, just take a read (and a re-read) of these stories.
MELISSA REDDISH is a fiction writer with two published works under her belt and who also teaches English at Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury, Maryland. She graduated from Washington College in 2005 and then went on to earn her Masters of Fine Arts from American University in 2008. She wrote a collection of flash fiction titled The Distance Between Us, which was published in 2013 by Red Bird Chapbooks; then, in 2015, Tailwinds Press published a collection of her short stories called My Father Is An Angry Storm Cloud. This new collection focuses on various protagonists as they face stark and often scary or bizarre situations and then figure out how to push forward … from a film studies major who ends up as a supervisor in a chicken processing plant (read: slaughterhouse) to a mother trying to figure out if her daughter’s imaginary friend is something a bit more sinister, Melissa’s stories will grab you and take you on an unforgettable trip.