Melissa Wiley

Melissa Wiley

falling is not a passive process

Brett Sigurdson interviews
Melissa Wiley

 

Our nonfiction co-editor Brett Sigurdson recently had this exchange with Melissa Wiley, our Issue #19 featured nonfiction author. Here’s what she had to say about her childhood as the reflective daughter of farmers; what she has learned about herself and the value of uncertainty, through writing; and what she is working on now… Read more

"Storms Never Last," Tornadic Supercell by David Smith, 24" x 18" Oil on panel, 2014, Mud Season Review

NONFICTION ISSUE #19

Healing Waters

By Melissa Wiley
 
 

A tornado’s hurried intake of breath uprooted a pine tree in my parents’ garden, my mom calls to tell me earlier on a Sunday morning than I need to hear it. What would they have done if it hit the house while they were sleeping? she asks…
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