SUBJECT LEFT BLANK - ARE YOU SURE YOU WANT TO SEND? forthcoming from Jellyfish Review
HEARTSPACE, Necessary Fiction, 2019
THE INNKEEPER, Flock, 2018
IVY, Flash Fiction Online, 2018
BLIND DATE WITH ELLIPSES (AND OTHERS), Necessary Fiction, 2018
DARKNESS, The Collapsar, 2018
END OF THE WORLD, Superstition Review, 2018
ANTS FROM DIFFERENT COLONIES, The Cabal, 2018
SAPPHIRES, The Forge, 2018
THE GIRL WHO TURNS TO RABBITS, Squalorly Lit, 2017
PIONEER WOMAN, Past Simple, 2016
LUCKY, Artful Dodge, 2016
SHE WANTS, SHE GETS, Sundog Lit, 2016
DAUGHTERS OF MONSTERS, Gigantic Sequins, 2016
THE REAPPEARING MAN, Revolver Magazine, 2015
ANNA GEORGE, Passages North, 2015
THESE 13 CERTAIN THINGS, PANK, 2014
SUPER, Kenyon Review Online, 2014
SCHOOL, Word Riot, 2014
TELEPHONE: A STORY IN FIRST SENTENCES, Artifice Magazine, 2011
THE VANISHING HORSE, Noo Weekly, 2011
PANGAEA, Killauthor, 2011
THE ASTRONAUT, American Short Fiction, 2011
THE LOVE-HATE THESES, Phoebe, 2011
FOR GOOD, PANK, 2010
THE BOY WHO ARRIVES IN A BOX, Passages North, 2019
THE SCHOOL MASCOT, forthcoming from Moon City Press
THE DADS, forthcoming from Heavy Feather Review
THE SUBSTITUTE, CRAFT, 2019
SOME DAYS THE BEES ARE MELANCHOLIC, The Offing, 2018.
Q&A with Melissa Goodrich and Dana Diehl, The Offing, 2018.
THE JANITOR’S STARS, Sundog Lit, 2017.
Sundog Lit Flash Fiction Collaborative Contest Finalist
Nominated for a Pushcart in 2018
SPY GIRL, Adroit Journal, 2017.
THE GIRL WHO TURNS TO RABBITS, Squalorly Lit, 2017.
THE BOY WHO TURNS TO TOADS, Necessary Fiction, 2016.
THE FLOATING AWAY SCHOOL, Indianola Review, 2016.
THE CLASSROOM BENEATH OUR CLASSROOM, Passages North, 2016.
Nominated for a Pushcart by Black Lawrence Press, 2018
ANNA, Coyotes: Tucson Festival of Books Literary Awards, forthcoming from Imago Press
THE CLASSROOM BENEATH OUR CLASSROOM, They Said: A Multi-Genre Anthology of Contemporary Collaborative Writing, Black Lawrence Press, 2018
WHERE DUST STORMS MAY EXIST, Anthology of Etiquette and Terrifying Angels with Many Heads, NAP Press, 2012
Craft Essays & Nonfiction
Diving into the Faery Handbag: On Fabulism
Electric Lit, 2016
Research Notes: Daughters of Monsters
Tucson authors explore magical school stories in new book, Johanna Willett, The Arizona Daily Star
TWO TUCSONANS PLACE IN TUCSON FESTIVAL OF BOOKS LITERARY AWARDS
Ann Brown, The Arizona Daily Star
THE BEST SHORT STORY I READ IN A LIT MAG THIS WEEK: "ANNA GEORGE" BY MELISSA GOODRICH
READ 15 AMAZING WORKS OF FICTION IN LESS THAN 30 MINUTES
FRIDAY FICTION RECOMMENDATION: "SCHOOL" BY MELISSA GOODRICH
Awards & Fellowships
2018 Passage’s North Waasnode Fiction Prize, for the story “The Boy Who Arrives in a Box”
2017 Sundog Lit Flash Fiction Contest Finalist, for the story “The Janitor’s Stars”
2016 Tucson Festival of Books Fiction Award, for the story "Anna"
2016 Pushcart Prize Nomination, for the story "Anna George"
2013 Margaret Sterling Memorial Award, for the poems "Hence/Literally/OED/Obsolete," "Selections from the Iliad," and "Insider"
2013 AWP Intro Award, for the story "Lucky"
2012 Academy of American Poets Prize, for the poems "Rattles," "Two Directions, "Watch Stopped Sort of Prophetically on a Plane," and others
2012 Fourth and Verse Chapbook Contest winner, for the chapbook IF YOU WHAT
2012 Laverne Harrell Clark Fiction Award - Honorable Mention, for the story "Birthday People"
2012 University of Arizona Foundation Award, for the poem "On Lonely and Letting It"
2011 Juliet Gison Memorial Award for Outstanding Student Writer, selected by Nick Ripatrazone
2010 Fellowship for the Bucknell Seminar for Younger Poets
2010 Juliet Gibson Memorial Award for Outstanding Student Writer, selected by Catherine Pierce