Melanie Thorne earned her MA in Creative Writing from the University of California, Davis, where she worked with Pam Houston and Lynn Freed. Her thesis there was the first draft of what later became her debut novel, Hand Me Down,  which has been widely praised as “compelling” (People) and “impossible to put down” (Book Page), and was … Continue reading Bio


I love to hear from readers! I appreciate every single one of you, and I do my best to respond quickly. Write to me at melanie (dot) thorne (at) ymail (dot) com Follow me on Twitter Visit my Facebook page Interact with me on my blog Connect on Instagram Bookclubs: I have a whole page just … Continue reading Contact


TBA In the meantime, check out my workshops.   Past Events October 2013 Saturday and Sunday, October 5 & 6 Wordstock Festival Oregon Convention Center Portland, OR June 2013 Sunday, June 9, 4 pm First Books Panel Santa Barbara Writer’s Conference May 2013 Thursday, May 9, 7 pm Why There Are Words Reading Series Studio 333 333 … Continue reading Events