Melody Gordon is a fiction writer, a mental health advocate and proud Southerner. She lives and works in Memphis, Tennessee. She has also worked in media as a journalist and digital producer. She loves herbal teas, road trips, popular culture, and buying new books she doesn’t need. Her work has appeared in FIYAH: The Magazine of Black Speculative Fiction, Black Girl Magic, and the official blog of To Write Love Her Arms. She can be reached here.