Melinda Friesen authored the sci-fi/dystopian One Bright Future series. Enslavement, book one, was released in 2014 and its sequel, Subversion was released in 2016. Enslavement has been shortlisted for a Saskatchewan Young Readers Choice Snow Willow Award and nominated for the Sunburst Young Adult Award. She also co-wrote The High-Maintenance Ladies of the Zombie Apocalypse which launched in the fall of 2016. Her short Stories have placed in numerous contests and have been published in the Forging Freedom II Anthology, Freefall Magazine, and the Metro News. When she’s not writing, Melinda works as marketing director and acquisitions editor at Rebelight Publishing Inc., a Winnipeg based publisher of young adult and middle grade novels.