Split Lip Magazine Anthology

Antlers in Space and Other Common Phenomena is a collection of lyric essays exploring the ways grief forces us to transform our memories into stories in order to survive. Written in the wake of the early deaths of her parents, this book follows Melissa Wiley as she crisscrosses countries and continents to escape her pain before she begins the quieter work of acceptance at home.

Author Interviews for Antlers in Space:

Dear Melissa

—Alison Germinder, Split City Reads

Writing Through Grief in 5,000 Words or Less: An Interview with Melissa Wiley


Publication Date: January 2017

ISBN:  978-1-542651-47-9