About the Magazine

dear saint louis is an independent web magazine exploring my embattled and irreplaceable hometown, St. Louis, Missouri.

When I returned to St. Louis in 2009 after a decade away, I met the place anew.

Producing this site is an effort to know it better.

About the Editor, Margaux Sanchez

I am a writer, editor, teacher, and native St. Louisan.

I have a BA in English from Yale University and an MFA in fiction writing from the University of CA, Irvine.

I began my career in magazine and book publishing in New York City, and until 2014, was assistant professor of English at Fontbonne University.