Melanie Lefkowitz

Melanie Lefkowitz is an award-winning journalist whose writing has appeared in Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and the New York Post, among other publications. In 2014 she won first prize in Glimmer Train’s Short Story Award for New Writers contest; her winning story, “The Mango,” appeared in the Fall 2015 issue of that magazine. She lives in Ithaca, New York.

Summer 2023


By Melanie Lefkowitz

My therapist suggested I get out and see friends as much as possible, so I said yes when my friend Claire invited me to a bonfire up in Enfield, even […]