Melissa is a writer, physician, and free spirit living with her family outside of Montreal, Canada. Her short stories and poems have been published in the Aurora-award winning anthology The Dragon and the Stars, Indian Country Noir, Bewere the Night, Nature, and many other fine venues.
Melissa writes across many genres and has taken separate pen-names to differentiate those genres for her readers. She writes children’s and middle-grade fiction under Melissa Yuan. Her adult contemporary romances are under Melissa Yin. Her award winning suspense/thrillers are written under Melissa Yi. And her non-fiction is under Melissa Yuan-Innes.