Melanie Carlstad

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Melanie graduated from Pratt in 2020 with a BFA in Writing. She now lives and writes in Brooklyn, focusing on the topics of love, families, and grocery shopping.


Cover Photo: An illustration in dark blues, black, and yellow. A ballerina is shown onstage, progressing through a spin. The glitter on her black leotard looks like stars against the background.
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Social Security sends us checks every month to say sorry about our mom. A thousand sorries for me and a thousand sorries for Vivian, and we accept them all.

Jan 15, 2021