Melanie J. Fishbane teaches at Humber College (Toronto) 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 (2017) 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, 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 and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015.
Journal Article (1)
Fishbane, Melanie J. “Two Annes, Many Annes: A Writer’s Reflection on Reading Anne of Green Gables and The Diary of a Young Girl.” Journal of L.M. Montgomery Studies, 18 July 2021. https://doi.org/10.32393/jlmms/2021.0001.
Newsletter Items (3)
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.
Fishbane, Mélanie. “The Perfect Birthday Present.” The Avonlea Traditions Chronicle 26 (Winter 1998–1999): 24–25.