A Conversation with Melissa Yi (2024)

Ontario - Southwest/North/GTA
May 30, 2024
CWC Annual Awards

Melissa Yi’s novel, Shapes of Wrath, was nominated for The Howard Engel Award for Best Crime Novel Set in Canada sponsored by Charlotte Engel and CWC.

Melissa Yi, also known as Dr. Melissa Yuan-Innes, is an emergency physician with an active practice and an award-winning writing career. She is a Derringer Award winning author and was a CWC Award of Excellence Finalist in 2022.

She studied emergency medicine at McGill University in Montreal. She was so shocked by the patients crammed into the waiting area, and the examining rooms without running water, that she began to contemplate murder. And so, she created Dr. Hope Sze, the resident who could save lives and fight crime.

Learn more at: melissayuaninnes.com/

Previous interview from 2022: https://youtu.be/dvMlOmr0qPw

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