A diary of worker organizing against COVID denial and disposability in a suburban public library, where bosses would rather prevaricate, pontificate, and condescend than admit how much depends on front-line staff.
Michelle Hogmire is a writer from West Virginia. She has a BA in Creative Writing from Marshall University and an MFA in Fiction from Columbia University. She is the co-founder of the Appalachian social justice publication The Haint, and her work has been featured in BOMB, KGB Bar Lit Mag, and Columbia Journal. She is currently living in Chicago and finishing her first book—a feminist mega-novel about sex, science, and the South.