Author Melanie Merriman.
Melanie P. Merriman, PhD spent much of her life as a research scientist, hospice consultant, and foundation grant evaluator—driven by a passion to illuminate, understand, and find meaning. Now she writes with the same purpose. Holding the Net is her debut as solo author. She is also the co-author of Merriman’s Hawaii: The Chef, The Farmers, The Food, The Islands, a cookbook with stories about Chef Peter Merriman. Melanie and her husband Klein Merriman split their time between South Florida and Cape Cod, MA.