Kelly L. Davis

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Kelly L. Davis is a writer (and bookseller) based in Queens, New York. Her work has been published in Human Parts on Medium, Narratively, and The Billfold. She tweets and shares cat photos @bykellyldavis.


Cover Photo: city bookstore window viewed from the inside, with tall bookshelves on the far right and shorter ones in the foreground, alongside a blue chair
I Loved My Job as a Bookseller—Then Covid-19 Transformed It

Every time I tell a customer that we’re not open for browsing, I know I am reminding them of how Covid-19 has disrupted our rhythms and routines, robbed us of numerous small pleasures.

Sep 16, 2020