Melissa Sussens



Melissa Sussens (she/her) is a queer veterinarian and poet. Her work has appeared in Kissing Dynamite, Anti-Heroin Chic, Capsule Stories and SFWP Quarterly, among others. She placed 2nd in the New Contrast National Poetry Prize and lives in Cape Town with her fiancée and their two dogs. Find her on Instagram @melissasussens and Twitter @girlstillwrites.