Melissa Silva

Features Editor at The King's Tab

Melissa Silva
Kings College London

Kings College London, guides, student lifestyle and culture, Northern culture, modern literature, fashion, music, film and art history.

  • Melissa Silva is currently Features Editor at The King's Tab, where she works with the teams's writers on style guides, top tips and opinion pieces. She pitches ideas for weekly feature articles, editing numerous pieces and occasionally writing some
  • Melissa prides herself in her think pieces, focusing on the inconveniences that students encounter of their day to day through a satirical lens
  • She is an enthusiast of popular culture, deeply engrossed in the latest film, music and celebrity trends


Melissa Silva joined The Kings Tab as a writer in 2022 during her first year of university focusing on student culture, eventually working her way up to Features Editor in 2023.


Melissa is in her second year at Kings College London, where she is completing her BA in English Literature taking multiple modules mainly concerned with American, Gothic and religious literature in preparation for her dissertation next year.


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