Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Reverand Staggers lives and works in Chicago. Biography: Rev. Melanie Staggers is an Inspirational Speaker and prayer warrior blessed with the gift of healing the broken hearted. She has managed to raise three adult daughter applying the principles she provides in her first book 'Are You Co-Mingling Kingdoms?' Melanie is the founder of Expressions of Grace, which started as a prison ministry and evolved into a powerful ministry for women based out of Chicago, Illinois. She hosts Locker Room Chats and other events to help women conquer and deal with real life struggles and strongholds that may hinder their walk with Christ.