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Category Archives: Creative Nonfiction

Why I Am A Feminist

BY LYNDSEY MILES Feminist is such a loaded word. Many of all genders find it to be distasteful. They believe that being a feminist means something like women want to be better than … Continue reading

October 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

House Renovations to Personal Changes

BY KATHRYN COURT My Grandma Kaye is a pretty cool person. She has bright red hair and always wears festive clothes to match whatever event is taking place. Whether it … Continue reading

July 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Why?

BY RYLEE KUHN Why does everyone hate me? What did I do? I look through the window at everyone else and all I see is beauty. I can’t tell them, … Continue reading

July 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

1st Place Creative Nonfiction, Hypertext High School Writers Contest: Parisa Thepmankorn

Obsidian by Parisa Thepmankorn I find darkness with its mouth open, expanding. All sorts of thick, musky perfumes leaking from the crevices between its teeth. I had just cracked the … Continue reading

October 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

2nd Place Creative Nonfiction, Hypertext High School Writers Contest: Jhett Myers

Life in Little Forest Hills by Jhett Myers Couches are for Sitting: Growing up in the Neighborhood The hoodrat children would flock to the alley every day. It didn’t matter … Continue reading

October 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

3rd Place Creative Nonfiction, Hypertext High School Writers Contest: Judy Luo

Not an ABC Fat Camp by Judy Luo In my eight years of Kung Fu training, I have always enjoyed the attention. After a performance, the audience would clamor, “She’s … Continue reading

October 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Skin

  by Jay Cruz Writer’s Statement:  I created this piece when I began to address my dysphoria; it was my way of laying it all out on the table and realize … Continue reading

September 4, 2016 · Leave a comment