Melody Golding is an author, photographer, and artist living in Vicksburg, Mississippi. The Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum of American History Archives Center acquired her solo documentary exhibit Katrina: Mississippi Women Remember. Her photographs are on display in the Congressional Hearing Room at the Department of Homeland Security and have been featured in solo exhibitions at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C., and at numerous colleges, universities, museums. Her work is in many private and public collections.