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
Last summer on a family vacation in the Catskills, it occurred to me that
I was a buck-toothed, knobby-kneed kid who thought for years that “finding