Melissa is the author of TWICE IN A LIFETIME from Alcove Press and represented by Laura Cameron at Transatlantic Agency. She lives in Chicago and works as a technical writer to pay the bills. She is a former English major, and has never met a semicolon she didn’t accidentally abuse in some fashion. In her spare time, she explores Chicago, writes a lot, and hangs out with her fiancé and two cats. You can find her on Instagram and TikTok @melissabaronwrites.
Ambrose Bierce Would be 175 Today, if He Hadn’t Wandered Off into the Desert
June 24, 2017
In honor of Ambrose Bierce's birthday, what you should read of his work.
Grads, Here’s Some Straight Wisdom from Poet Nikki Giovanni
June 1, 2017
Sit down for a spell with Nikki Giovanni while she serves up some truth serum about life.
Thank You For Leaving Your Book Behind
May 11, 2017
A message to the reader who left her copy of THE BELL JAR on an airplane.
Nature Essays to Celebrate Earth Day Year Round
May 10, 2017
Essays about nature to help you celebrate Earth Day, every day.