You Are Here
by Melissa Crow
About the Book
Abandoned, isolated and on the edge is how the people in this collection of nine short-stories live. Here are just a few:
A woman travels to France to rebuild a fragile relationship with her estranged son.
A 14-year-old girl grows up within the irradiated exclusion zone of Chernobyl.
A teenager obsesses over fire and his blossoming younger sister.
Melissa Crow is currently studying for a degree in Creative Writing and Literature at the University of Kent. She is also a portrait artist. Her writing career began at the age of five with a short story about a pair of pumps which could talk (well they do have tongues). She's since worked as a journalist at the Dudley News in the West Midlands and at the Enfield Gazette, north London. You Are Here is her first collection of short-stories. She is now working on her first novel and planning to study for a Masters Degree in Creative Writing at the University of Kent. Melissa lives in Ramsgate, on the Kent coast, with her husband and two daughters.