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Melissa J White's Biography

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Santa Fe, NM
Dec 2008

Melissa J White is an award-winning writer and author of "Dizzy Sushi" from Tres Chicas Press, available at Amazon. She has lived in Santa Fe, New Mexico, since 1981. Her narrative non-fiction essays, interviews, poetry and short fiction have been published in Whole Earth Review, THE Magazine, Indian Artist Magazine, the Santa Fe Reporter, Crosswinds, Fish Drum and Noctiluca—an English language magazine from Japan—among others. Her book DIZZY SUSHI, (Tres Chicas Books, 2009) based on a year teaching English conversation in Japan, won a Recursos de Santa Fe Discovery prize. She is also the recipient of the Henry Austin Prize for Poetry and the Santa Fe New Mexican's Holiday Writing contest. In 2008, she was a 1st place winner at the Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) for her short screenplay, "ID".

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