Melanie Hobson holds a BA Honors summa cum laude in Classical Studies from McMaster University, was a Michener Fellow in the MFA at the University of Miami, and a Kingsbury Fellow in the PhD Program at Florida State University.  She was born in New Zealand and immigrated to Canada, with her parents and sisters, as a child.  After a few summers working on       archaeological excavations in Greece, she moved to the United States and now lives in Florida with her husband and two children. 

 

Summer Cannibals is her first novel.