Kristan Melo

Kristan Melo is a doctoral student of school psychology as well as a writer and adjunct professor of English Composition. She enjoys chicken nuggets and mac ‘n’ cheese (or is that her son?). She lives in New York (not-quite-the-city) with her lovably adorable son. She also apparently enjoys the use of parentheses.

Stories by Kristan Melo

A Humming Night

Illustrated by Hong Rui Choo

The city had not gone to sleep, as there are very few cities left in the world that still sleep and those that do aren’t frequented. Nevertheless, the city was as near to sleep as it ever would be, and thus our story begins. The sky, beyond the thick layer of smog and the even …