Cassandra Mehlenbacher

Cassandra Mehlenbacher is a writer, an illustrator, and a creator of cute things made from clay and fabric. The Airship and Wordhaus have featured some of her work.. She has a Bachelor’s degree in English and she lives in the Pacific Northwest. Find her on Facebook.

Stories by Cassandra Mehlenbacher


Illustrated by Pam Casey

I woke up to the smell of someone’s cooking three days in a row, and I’ve lived alone since the falling out I had with my roommate. The first morning, the strong aroma of garlic and sweet, herby tomatoes cleared the sleep from my eyes. The second morning I took a whiff and thought of …