Bio: Melissa Chadburn is the Communications Fellows Manager for CCC Safety Net team. She has written for The Los Angeles Times, NYT Book Review, Buzzfeed, Poets & Writers, NYRB, and dozens other places. She is a contributing editor for The Economic Hardship Reporting Project. Her essay, “The Human Cost of The Ghost Economy,” received notable mention in Best American Essays 2018. Her debut novel, A Tiny Upward Shove, is forthcoming with Farrar, Straus, & Giroux.
Today, the James Beard Foundation announced its 2019 slate of finalists. This “short list” of nominees honors the year’s outstanding restaurants, chefs, and food-centric journalism, books, and broadcast media. Community […]Read More
The work of community organizers is daunting. Late nights. Endless knocking on doors. Rallies and protests to protect our healthcare, ensure we all have enough food to eat and keep […]Read More