melindaphotoMelinda Noack is a lady living in Oakland, but writing, editing, and advocating chips and salsa everywhere. Her book nerdom manifests in a past full of publishing work, a temple of books known as Lacuna for the Bay Area Book Festival, and the local writing group-DIY publisher, If I Told Napoleon. She has miraculously read for Nomadic Press, Get Lit! and The Hundy series among others. Her work has appeared in Zinesboro (Buy a broadside!), Two Lines Press, Oatmeal MagazineThe Cal Literature & Arts Magazine, and Troika Journal.

She once rode Amtrak around the country for 45 days.

For a formal CV, tasks, or polite conversation, feel free to message melindanoack@gmail.com.