SELECTED PROFILES 

Canadian Who’s Who (1990-on)

DeGrummond Children’s Literature Collection (see also Dee Jones’s visit to Ireland, May 1999)

Writers-in-Schools Directory, Irish Arts Council & Northern Ireland Arts Council (ongoing)

Pushkin Trust Schools Programme, Support Materials for Teachers (Northern & Southern Ireland, ongoing)

“O.R. Melling” The Gale Group, Literature Resource Centre, www.galenet.com

Journal of Mythic Arts, Endicott Studio, Summer 2007 Edition (online), www.endicott-studio.com. 

“Feis Faerie, Irish dancer to successful author,” IDM, Irish Dancing and Culture, November 2006, interview and short story competition, pp 60-62. 

“OR Melling and the Land of Faerie,” by Paula McGeever, Inis, The Children’s Books Ireland Magazine, Winter 2006. 

“Sarah Binchy meets novelist OR Melling,” Irish Tatler, September 2006.

Quests and Kingdoms, A Grown-Up’s Guide to Children’s Fantasy Literature, 

K.V. Johansen (Sybertooth Inc. 2005) 

“Welcome to Fantasy College,” by Susan Lawrence, Trinity Alumni Magazine (University of Toronto), Spring 2005.

Sharon Siamon, “OR Melling – Weaver of Mythic Fiction”, CANSCAIP News, Winter 2002-2003. 

“Between Two Worlds: O.R. Melling brings Irish myth to Canada,” Susan Lawrence, Quill & Quire, February 2001

Read All About It, Study Guide for My Blue Country, Canadian Children’s Book Centre, 2001

“O.R. Melling,” by Deborah Dundas, Reader’s Showcase, December 2000

Interviews With Irish Women Writers, by Melissa Thompson, WERCC Conference, Celebrating Irish Women’s Writing, University College Dublin, 1999

The Lion and The Unicorn, A Critical Journal of Children’s Literature, Volume 21, Number 3, Irish Children’s Literature, (John Hopkins University Press, 1997)

Lifelines 3: Letters by Famous People About their Favourite Poems (Town House), 1997

Dictionary of Irish Literature, ed. Robert Hogan (London, 1996)

The Guide to Irish Children’s Books (Irish Children’s Book Trust, 1996)

The Irish Guide to Children’s Books, Decade 1980-1990. (Irish Children’s Book Trust), 1990.

Harbourfront Reading Series, Toronto, with Guy Gavriel Kay, March 1989.

“OR Melling: Award-winning Fantasy Writer,” by David Jenkinson, Emergency Librarian, September-October, V 16, 1988

Canadian Author & Bookman, (Interview and Front Cover), Vol. 64, No. 1, Fall 1988.

Easy/Speakeasy, Vol VIII, No 3, January-February, Paris, France, 1988

CBC Morningside with Peter Gzowski, January 1987 (produced by Hal Wakes) – “Canada’s CS Lewis.”