Melissa Wan is a writer based in Manchester. Her story ‘The Husband and the Wife Go to the Seaside’ was published in Seaside Special: Postcards From the Edge (Bluemoose Books) edited by Jenn Ashworth and reprinted in Salt’s Best British Short Stories 2019. She was awarded the Crowdfunded BAME Writers’ Scholarship 2018/19 to study Creative Writing at UEA, and was 2019’s Northern Word Factory Apprentice. She is working on her first collection of stories. You can find her at melissawan.com.