Melanie Power is a poet based in Montreal, Quebec, who grew up in Newfoundland. She was raised by parents of the Southern Shore but is forever a townie.

Her work has been featured in Prairie Fire, The Antigonish Review, Southword Journal and elsewhere.









She is currently completing an M.A. in English Literature & Creative Writing at Concordia University.

She works as an intern at Vallum: Contemporary Poetry Magazine.

At Concordia, she is the Creative Representative on the English department's graduate student council. She also works part-time as a teaching assistant, transcriber, tutor, and academic coach.