We're delighted to finally launch our first issue!
Bio: Kate McKay, age 15, from Australia. I love to read and I play the viola and cello. Editor’s note: We liked that this poem wasn’t entirely predictable. The series of metaphors invite the reader to think about the different aspects of hope. Hope is a beautiful thing, but it can also be dangerous or … Continue reading Kate McKay
Bio: Hello, my name is Erna Gashi. I am an American-European girl, 16 years of age, and I live on the East Coast of the United States. I am very passionate about culture, traveling, writing, and fitness. In my free time, when I am not writing, I enjoy being physically active through running and soccer. … Continue reading Erna Gashi
Bio: I’m Conall Hickey, I’m 15, and I’m from the United States of America. I’ve been writing for just over a year, and I really, really love wolves. Mentor’s note: “Conall’s two poems are distinctive in their use of extended metaphor. Conall shows as a writer they are adept at bringing a unique perspective on … Continue reading Conall Hickey
Bio: Christel Thompson is an American poet and novelist, based in Chicago. At 18 years old, she is fluent in four languages, pursuing a B.L.A in Creative Writing at the University of Illinois. Christel can be found reading by day and unable to get to sleep by night. Outside of her literary endeavours, Christel is … Continue reading Christel Thompson
Bio: My poem, "Money", is indeed an acrostic poem, an assignment for my English class. I am 14 years of age at the time of writing this. Editor’s note: Acrostic poetry is deceptively simple, but even here we can see the techniques that Bryce is bringing to the task. Bryce brings the reader in with … Continue reading Bryce Dailey
Bio: Meher Nesa Hussaini is a 17-year-old female attending year 11 at Pinnacle College. She was born in Afghanistan and raised in Australia, Adelaide since the age of 6. Despite the fact that English was her second language, she took on the challenges of developing a new language. She adapted to the new environment very … Continue reading Meher Hussaini
Bio: My name is Larry Matoyo and I’m 18 years old. I live with my parents and younger brother in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. I study at Feza International School in Dar es Salaam and I’m about to start my last year in high school. My passion lies within the arts. I love drawing sketches … Continue reading Larry Matoyo