Melissa Ragsdale is a writer and comedian based in NYC. She was born and raised in Austin, Texas, and received her B.A. in English from the University of Texas. You can find her writing on Bustle, Best Life, Electric Literature, and others. She is also the founder of Something Good, a daily community action and self-care newsletter. She loves breakfast tacos, em dashes, and other people's dogs. For more, visit melissaragsdale.com.