Melissa Boles


Melissa Boles (she/her) is a writer, storyteller, and impatient optimist who believes that storytelling is humanity’s most incredible miracle. Melissa writes short fiction, poetry, and both screen and stage plays. Her chapbook, “We Love in Small Moments,” was published with ELJ Publications, and her short plays, “Pomegranate Juice” and “Beau,” debuted at the Oregon One-Act Festival in May 2021. Melissa also contributes film and television pieces to You can find her work at, and you can always find her on Twitter or Instagram, talking about writing, mental health, and the film and television she loves at @melloftheball.

Favorite Genres

Arts/Entertainment, Education, Erotica, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Humor/Satire, LGBTQIA, Medical/Psychology, Memoir/Biography/Autobiography, Mystery/Thriller, Novel/General Fiction, Poetry, Relationships, Religion and Spirituality (non-fiction), Religion and Spirituality (fiction), Romance, Self Help/Inspiration/Lifestyle, Short Stories, Social Sciences, Sports, True Crime, Writing and Publishing