In November 2017, I learned that my faculty position at St. Louis Community College would be one of 58 eliminated in a reduction in force. One year later, I sat with Michaella A. Thornton at Hartford Coffee in south St. Louis to talk about how we had each experienced, processed, and reckoned with the layoff […]
Melody S. Gee
Melody S. Gee is a freelance writer and editor in St. Louis, and the author of The Dead in Daylight and Each Crumbling House. She is a Kundiman poetry and fiction fellow, and her writing appears or is forthcoming in Commonweal, Blood Orange Review, Lantern Review, Ruminate, and Slippery Elm.