Melissa Moorer

Melissa Moorer was struck by lightning when she was eight years old. Her work has been short-listed for a few awards (Glimmer Train, Pushcart, storySouth Million Writers) and published in luminous journals (LCRW, Hot Metal Bridge, FLAPPERHOUSE, Vestal Review). She was Assistant Editor at The Butter/The Toast where she wrote 'This Writer's On Fire' for Dr. Roxane Gay.