Melissa Balmain is a journalist, humorist, and editor whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, McSweeney's, and elsewhere. The author of Walking in on People, an award-winning poetry collection, she teaches writing at the University of Rochester. For more of her work, please visit MelissaBalmain.com.
Articles by Melissa Balmain
I was a buck-toothed, knobby-kneed kid who thought for years that “finding
A trip down memory lane and through family history can help you find solace in times of grief.
Discover the bliss of positively pointless pursuits.