HYPERNOVA LIT

A Stellar Flare of Young Adult Writing and Visual Art

Category Archives: Creative Nonfiction

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

Child of an Addict

BY EVAUGHN GLOE I’m a child of an addict. So of course I’m an addict too, it’s sad to say. It’s crazy how I have to get fucked up to … Continue reading

May 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Druggie Love

BY KIMBERLY FLORES Dear Lord, I’m on my knees, can you hear my prayers? Don’t leave me this time… I lost who I was and became a part of him. … Continue reading

April 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Walk in my Shoes

BY ALYSSA EDWARDS It makes my body feel like bugs are crawling in it and my head like there’s a fire cracker going to explode. The bug feeling makes my … Continue reading

March 12, 2016 · 5 Comments

You Can’t Choose Your Fake Family

BY LALE CEYLAN I don’t like Ella. Unfortunately, I’ve had to spend my entire childhood with her because my dad’s Turkishness and my mom’s love for inviting people for dinner … Continue reading

November 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Finding My Way Through

BY NOELLE MALDONADO Prologue I am Noelle Nicole Maldonado. Who I was when I first began is much different from who I am now. Picturing myself as a newborn baby–a … Continue reading

July 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Six Stages of Drifting

BY CLAIRE SEYMOUR I. My best friend Emma lives in Washington D.C., approximately 230 miles away from my home in Brooklyn. We don’t keep in touch during the year, because … Continue reading

May 16, 2015 · 2 Comments