Melissa Pritchard's novel Palmerino: coming January 2014.
Bellevue Literary Press, NYC, will publish Melissa's new novel, Palmerino in January 2014. The press selected Palmerino for special attention in the 2013 BookExpo America BEA Selects stage presentation, May 30, 2013.Library Journal highlighted the novel in its BEA Galley Guide and Publishers Weekly called it one of the BIG BOOKS OF THE SHOW.
Melissa's essay, "Still God Helps You: Memories of a Sudanese Child Slave," will be published in The Wilson Quarterly, Summer issue, July 1, 2013.
With authors Kate Milliken (Iowa Short Fiction Prize) and Jane Smiley (Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award), Melissa will read from her work at "Why There are Words," a featured event at LitQuake literary festival, on Oct. 17, 2013, 7 p.m. in Studio 333, Sausalito, CA.