REGINA O’MELVENY is a writer, teacher and assemblage artist. Her award-winning poetry and prose have been anthologized and widely published in literary magazines such as The Bellingham Review, rattapallax, The Sun, The LA Weekly, Solo and Barrow Street.
Recently she won the Poetry Award presented by Conflux Press which published her work as an artist’s book designed by Tania Baban.
Her manuscript Blue Wolves, a collection of poems with reproductions of her assemblages, won the Bright Hill Press poetry book award in New York.
Her novel, The Book of Madness & Cures, was published by Little, Brown and Company in April 2012.
She teaches at Marymount College and lives with her husband near the Los Angeles harbor, where she can watch the blue transit of ships.