Melanie Bishop

Writing, Teaching, Editing, Retreats


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Final stretch, for Vela’s Kickstarter! Help close the gender gap in publishing!

NINETEEN hours remaining to kick in a contribution to Vela’s fundraiser. 31 more backers will mean 500 total! Power in numbers! $686 more dollars and they will have raised $28,000, all of which goes back to women writers, and development of content for the reading public: i.e. YOU. Writers and readers, lovers of nonfiction, those who care about gender equality in publishing, this Kickstarter is for you. If you’re not yet convinced there’s any gender gap in publishing, check this out: Pie charts and everything!  Then kick in what you can.

So Vela can grow.

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Help fund Vela Magazine’s Kickstarter campaign!

Only 42 hours remaining in this kick-ass Kickstarter for  www.velamag.com. Vela’s mission is to help close the gender gap in publishing by bringing more women’s work to readers. The funds being raised right now will go directly back to the women whose work is published on Vela. Women who write, this is an investment in your future. Readers, help Vela to connect you with smart, stimulating, stunning and scintillating nonfiction authored by women.


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Books reviewed for Carmel Magazine

“In Review”: A dazzling collection of short stories, a memoir on friendship, and a book to transform your life.

 Eliot Treichel knows the interior landscape of a certain American male. With this debut collection, he earns a place next to writers like Rick Bass, Mark Richard, Brady Udall, and Sherman Alexie. 

Ann Patchett’s stunning tribute to a friend and friendship. 

The Zanders’ inspiring bestseller is a tune-up for the attitude.

 

 

 

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