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Melissa Bowers
High school teacher turned writer. Mom of two. Anxious ambivert.

Melissa Bowers writes about moving and motherhood as the voice of Michifornia Girl. She is a former high school teacher from Michigan who (reluctantly) moved across the country when she was six months pregnant, and enjoys connecting with others who have relocated.

Now in California, her work has been published by Writer’s Digest and featured on Scary Mommy, Mamalode, Mamapedia, and others. Melissa can also be found on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.