Melissa Chadburn


Bio: Melissa Chadburn is the Communications Fellows Manager for community change Economic Justice team. She has written for The Los Angeles Times, NYT Book Review, Buzzfeed, Poets & Writers, NYRB, and dozens other places. Her essay, “The Human Cost of The Ghost Economy,” received notable mention in Best American Essays 2018. Her essay "Food of My Youth" was published in Best American Food Writing 2019. Her debut novel, A Tiny Upward Shove, is forthcoming with Farrar, Straus, & Giroux.

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