Melissa Ousley

Melissa Ousley, staff editorMelissa Eskue Ousley is a Staff Editor for Barking Rain Press. In addition to editing and writing fiction and marketing articles, she has also published numerous academic articles in peer-reviewed journals such as The Journal of College and Character and The College Student Affairs Journal.

Having earned her Ph.D. in Higher Education from The University of Arizona, she has taught psychology courses and worked within higher education on diversity issues, serving underrepresented students and conducting research. She has presented her research at professional conferences throughout the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico.

Melissa is also the award-winning author of the Solas Beir trilogy. Her debut book, Sign of the Throne, won a 2014 Readers’ Favorite Book Award and a 2014 Eric Hoffer Book Award. She currently lives in Oregon. You can find out more about Melissa at her website.