Lisa Mecham is a writer living in California. Her work has appeared in The New York Times: Tiny Modern Love and Roxane Gay’s bestselling anthology Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture. As an editor, she’s worked with The Rumpus as a Senior Features Editor and is a freelance manuscript consultant. Lisa is working on a book about what happens to a family when mental illness is hidden beneath the veneer of suburban perfection and co-editing an anthology, Happy After: Women Thriving In Divorce. She’s interested in resiliency, agency and hope — especially for women.