HYPERNOVA LIT

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When the Boy

BY MARIE ZELAYA When the boy was six, his mother tried to tell herself that her son’s frequent falls were nothing more than the awkward stage of a growth spurt. … Continue reading

September 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Day I Didn’t Die

BY SOPHIE KOSIBA Every time anything touched my skin, the searing pain reverberated across my entire body. It would always cause me to wince or sometimes scream and even more … Continue reading

August 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

My Momma Always Told Me: You can sleep when you are dead

BY KYANNE SKELTON She is a little woman — little, but her coat, cut for a man, hides the ripple of muscle underneath. Her mouth is open, head tipped back … Continue reading

July 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

Like a Library Book

BY LINDSEY STAUB The beat-up, red Nissan jolted to a stop in one of the parking spaces in the practically empty lot. I turned off the ignition and stared out … Continue reading

November 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Suburbia

BY KAI SHERWIN The click-clack of the uneven highway is loud. Really loud. The noise seems endless, so to pass the time, I begin counting the sounds. Forty-five, forty-six, forty-seven…With … Continue reading

November 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

11:25

BY KATELYNN KARNER The bell still rang at 11:25. Lying there in front of the east wing, Ansley could see her old freshmen year locker from the distance and, for … Continue reading

November 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Holly

BY TONY LEE I took the silver platter and slowly unveiled a quadruple-layered cake. The family was gathered around the mahogany table, and the reunion was as high-end as it … Continue reading

November 19, 2016 · Leave a comment