Teacher Finds Writing Good for the Soul

Melissa was interviewed by Chris Lange with the Progress-Index (Petersburg, VA) about her essay in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Teachers. The collection was released in April 2017 and was Melissa’s 19th contribution to the Chicken Soup series. Since its release, the book has received a great deal of national attention and has beenContinue reading “Teacher Finds Writing Good for the Soul”


  (Published in Morsella Magazine, Issue 1: Augur – April 2018) https://morsellamagazine.wordpress.com/2018/03/25/issue-1-augur-2/#Melissa%20Face By Melissa Face   When I imagine my grandfather, Papaw, I picture a heavyset man climbing down from his Kenworth after hauling a load to Florida. He is humming an Elvis tune as he walks in through the door, embraces my grandmother (andContinue reading “Connected”