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Melinda Cochrane is a poet, and fiction author. Her publication credits include: The art of poetic inquiry, (Backalong Books), a novella, Desperate Freedom, (Brian Wrixon Books Canada), and 2 collections of poetry; The Man Who Stole Father’s Boat, (Backalong Books), and She’s an Island Poet, (melindacochrane.com). Desperate Freedom was on the bestseller's list for one week, and The Man Who Stole Father’s Boat is one of hope and encouragement for all those living in the social welfare system. She’s been published in online magazines such as, ‘Life as a Human’ as a regular author, and Shannon Grissom’s magazine. Melinda received the Mary Belle Campbell Scholarship for Poetry from the North Carolina Writers Network. And was also a winner of the summer Malahat Review weekly Monostich Contest. She's published work in the Quills literary poetry journal, as well as Red Fez and Poetry Zoo online poetry journals. She’s read in Bournemouth England, North Carolina, and Montreal’s ‘100 Thousand Poets for Change’, as well as a number of book launches and other events. Her teen novel Desperate Freedom was nominated by the Quebec Writer’s Federation as a finalist for youth book of the year. Melinda was also a long list winner for the Fermoy International Poetry Contest. Also recently published with Digitalbog.com, Manhattan New York, Behind The Pen, a love story also available at melindacochrane.com. She has a new book coming out this Spring with Soul Asylum Poetry and Publishing Inc. ( Ken Kowle). She also was accepted with her latest book to attend the New York Pitch conference. Melinda is a self starter and has taken her dream to be a writer in her own hands and has collected a wealth of knowledge in doing so. To contact her about workshops contact her a melindacochrane.com For more on Destiny mindset melindacochraneinternaitonal.com and http://womenonthefence.com/2016/08/24/ptsd-i-will-never-remember/

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