Melissa Hudson was born and raised in a remote town in Alaska. She attended the Northwest College of Art and Design (NCAD) and graduated with her BFA in 2005.
Hudson has since worked as a freelance artist in a variety of fields from game art to fashion. Her first graphic novel, WITCHFIRE, was published by Markosia in 2015. She is also a member of the Pacific Northwest Writers' Association, and has had a series of essays and short stories appear in magazines and anthologies.