MELODY NIXON |
Selected recent essays, short stories, and articles.
Oceanic Feeling, After Christchurch
A lyric essay in response to the Christchurch, New Zealand mosque shootings
Personal essay on individual and cultural histories, relationships, and race in America, published in Issue 14 of Cura Magazine, December 2014.
Personal essay dealing with death, tragedy, post-colonialism and identity in New Zealand. September 2014.
I Believe New Yorkers
An essay on the self-mythologizing that's encouraged of writers in New York City. Republished August 2015.
Bed Stuy: Buy or Die
An essay on rampant gentrification in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant, New York. Published by The Common and The Brooklyn Eagle.
Ich bin ein Berliner/Brooklyner
An essay on the rapid changes in Berlin—based on two visits to the city ten years apart.
January 2014. Read online at The Brooklyn Eagle.
Read online at Midnight Breakfast.
Published April 2014. Read online at The Common.
Published May 2013. Read online at The Common.
Published May 2013. Read online at Bloom.
Read online at Cura.
October 2013. Read online at The Common.
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