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Melissa Manning

Biography

Melissa Manning is a Melbourne-based writer and lawyer. She grew up in southern Tasmania and has lived and worked in London and Hungary. Her writing has been recognised in awards and published widely, including in The Best Small Fictions (US), To Carry Her Home (UK), Award Winning Australian Writing and Overland. Smokehouse is Melissa’s debut collection, and was shortlisted for the 2021 USQ Steele Rudd Award for a Short Story Collection.