Melissa Lee-Houghton is a poet, fiction writer and essayist. Her short fiction was recently broadcast on BBC Radio Four and she was awarded a Northern Writers’ Award for her short fiction this year. A poem from her forthcoming collection, Sunshine (Penned in the Margins, September 2016) ‘i am very precious’ is shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best Single Poem.
Melissa Lee-Houghton on Granta.com
The Price You See Reflects the Poor Quality of the Item and Your Lack of Desire for It
‘I walk away from you / without glancing back, in case you see in me something I don’t.’