Under the Stars: Remaking a Family
“Perhaps the four of us, our family, is the only good thing left after all the destruction.”
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Lisa Mecham writes a little bit of everything and her work has appeared in Amazon’s Day One, Mid-American Review, and BOAAT, among other publications. A Midwesterner at heart, Lisa lives in Los Angeles with her two daughters where she’s finishing a book about mental illness in the suburbs.
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