Author portrait by  Arthur Johnstone

Author portrait by Arthur Johnstone

Melissa Reyes

Melissa Reyes is a writer, birthworker, medicine maker, and facilitator living in Oakland, CA. For over 18 years, she has supported children and families in home, non-profit, educational, and community settings. Melissa is committed to co-creating a just and loving world, where all people are free and living in right relationship with each other and the planet. She has received funding from the City of Oakland Cultural Funding Program and The Alliance for California Traditional Arts. Melissa is the author of the children's book, I am Sausal Creek/Soy el Arroyo Sausal, published by Little Nomad/Nomadic Press.


purchase Melissa Reyes' Nomadic Press Publication

I Am Sausal Creek (2015)