Melissa Hart’s memoir Gringa: A Contradictory Childhood is the story of growing up between the polarity of her parents’ worldviews and the harsh judgment of a dominant culture and surviving. As reader, I was engaged in this tale from the beginning when Hart’s mother leaves her marriage to live in a lesbian relationship and full … Continue reading →
About Melissa Hart
Melissa Hart is a contributing editor at The Writer magazine. She's authored the memoir's Gringa: A Contradictory Girlhood and The Assault of Laughter. Her essays appear in the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Horizon Air magazine, Hemispheres, Orion and others. Visit her website to learn more.