Melanie J. Fishbane teaches at Humber College and has an M.A. in History from Concordia University and an M.F.A. in Writing for Children and Young Adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. She is the author of Maud: A Novel Inspired by the Life of L.M. Montgomery and contributed a chapter to L.M. Montgomery’s Rainbow Valleys: The Ontario Years, 1911–1942 (2015).
Book-Length Extension (1)
Fishbane, Melanie J. Maud: A Novel Inspired by the Life of L.M. Montgomery. Toronto: Penguin Teen Canada, 2017. Paperback edition, forthcoming in October 2018.
Book Chapter (1)
Fishbane, Melanie J. “‘My Pen Shall Heal, Not Hurt’: Writing as Therapy in Rilla of Ingleside and The Blythes Are Quoted.” In L.M. Montgomery’s Rainbow Valleys: The Ontario Years, 1911–1942, edited by Rita Bode and Lesley D. Clement, 131–44, 290–91. Montreal: McGill–Queen’s University Press, 2015.
Newsletter Items (2)
Fishbane, Melanie J. “On Creating Maud.” Cordially Yours 13, no. 1 (Spring 2017): 3.
Fishbane, Melanie. “Grace Lin: A Kindred Spirit.” The Shining Scroll, December 2011, Part 2, 14–16.