A Stellar Flare of Young Adult Writing and Visual Art

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BY LILIANA CAREY We didn’t really know what to do with our time, The mystifying vastness of a Sunday night The hours slip away inconsequentially Until we wake up in … Continue reading

February 20, 2021 · Leave a comment

The Price of a Second Chance

BY ERIC TANG A feather spiralled silently from the heavens, dropped by some unsuspecting avian. I never saw if it reached the ground. It would’ve been a redundant observation nevertheless. … Continue reading

November 4, 2020 · Leave a comment


BY MICHAEL LENART In 2022, we were able to find a cure for cancer. Millions of lives were saved, and we were eventually able to wipe it out completely. After … Continue reading

November 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Between Dead Worlds

BY CONNIE GUO Past certain concealed glass doors of a shopping center there are staircases and elevators that take you up to the second floor lobby of battered, sun-bleached buildings, … Continue reading

October 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Chicago City of Learning Young Author Playlist: DEAR BROTHER

The following work is the result of an eight-week collaboration with The Chicago City of Learning Young Author Playlist and Hypertext Studio Writing Center. An excerpt of this piece is … Continue reading

May 23, 2015 · 2 Comments

Lapis Lazuli

BY BLAINE FINSTEIN In The Beginning On the first day, God created the heavens and the earth. He saw the darkness over the land and said, “Let there be light,” … Continue reading

May 9, 2015 · Leave a comment