Commonplace

seeking the story in the ordinary

Dina L. Relles lives and writes in rural Pennsylvania. She has a B.A. in Ethics & Political Philosophy from Brown University, a J.D. from Fordham Law School, and is a mother of four. Dina is a creative nonfiction writer and an Assistant Prose Poetry Editor for Pithead Chapel. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, Atticus ReviewBarrelhouseCHEAP POP, matchbookMonkeybicycle, Paper Darts, Pidgeonholes, River TeethRise Up Review, Synaesthesia, Full Grown People, Unbroken Journal, and Wigleaf, among others, and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net. She’s slowly penning her first book—a memoir in micro-prose, and otherwise spends her time winding along country roads with the music too loud, turning strangers into something more familiar, reading old letters, photographing barns, and conjuring synonyms for yellow light.

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