In Memory of Emzara

“The world is ending soon, my love.”

Post-Partum

“I want him to sleep in the crook of an avocado.”

Sea Cucumber

“I inhale salt water, and he asks me if I’m breathing heavily because I’m agitated, and that agitates me.”

Sunday Dinner

“Another spring chicken: underdone meat, dry like chalk. She’ll learn.”

Megabat

Come hang with Emily Kessler.

Recent Work

Gregory Robinson Interview

Everyone has an obsession. Gregory Robinson channels his fascination of silent films into his book of prose-poetry, All Movies Love the Moon. This book takes readers on an entertaining journey through the evolution of silent films. The creative writing majors of Idyllwild Arts Academy were fortunate enough to Skype with Robinson and ask him questions […]

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Curiosity Killed the Coroner

Hannah Phillips’ play describes a coroner’s experience after his family’s death.

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The Bear

Sofia Haines gives us a beautiful insight inside a bear’s mind.

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Robin the Noble

Sabrina Melendez battles gender norms in her modern twist to a heteronormative fairy tale.

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Sorry

Rachel Hertzberg’s “Sorry” examines the often tumultuous patches of the relationship between Mother and child. Far from simple, this poem explores many familiar feelings and evokes a strong sense of nostalgia and sympathy.

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Pink Weddings with Kristina Darling & Carol Guess.

Ana Garcia experiences grown-up fairy tales in “X Marks the Dress: A Registry,” a new poetry book by Kristina Marie Darling & Carol Guess.

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Fantasy From Afar

Come walk down the same sidewalk with Dante Yardas.

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Dear Junior Year

Congratulations to Tenaya Berndsen for winning Honorable Mention in this years IAA Non-Major Contest.

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Vialpando

Hannah Malik’s poem, Vialpando, explores the idea of childbirth and loss.

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