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Category Archives: Creative Nonfiction

A Negative Space

BY EMILY BURKE Emma looked at her plate. Full. It had exactly 15 green beans, 5 ounces of chicken, and 2 scoops of mashed potatoes exactly. Even though she had … Continue reading

April 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Grappling With Questions

BY CATHERINE O’CONNOR The world is so overwhelming I often wonder why we question. In fact, that first statement perfectly captures my frustration. There seems to be no way to … Continue reading

March 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

What I Learned

BY ALLY I didn’t know what I wanted before I heard it. I didn’t know it was something I was capable of wanting until then. When I was told that … Continue reading

January 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

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