Min Lee tugs at your heartstrings in this creative non-fiction piece which takes the reader through the journey of a tiger’s life and death.
Grace Hur illustrates the journey towards finding the hidden beauty of emptiness in her powerful and thought-provoking nonfiction piece, “declutter.”
In “Piano Player Fingers”, Yong-Yu Huang evocatively captures the dynamics of sibling and family relationships.
In her piece, Avalon Felice Lee takes you through a funky and absurd adventure into the Galapagos that contains strange bird-like characters who fight in a wacky wilderness.
In her piece, “The Lady Downstairs”, Kanchan Naik unfolds the haunted side of family heritage in a busy city life full of twist’s, turns, and death.
In her piece “Barefoot,” Kanchan Naik shares the sentimental experiences of she and her grandmother in India.
The “Perfect Case of OCD” is based on the personal troubles Lily Oldershaw faced while growing up with Obsessive-compulsive disorder.
In her piece, “The Symbolism behind Driving into an Underpass on the Garden State Parkway”, Zoha Arif beautifully captures an eccentric character’s relationship to love and nature.
Zoya Yan explores a fast paced narrative of her mother’s immigration, and sheds light upon what it’s like as a working immigrant in a largely populated city.
Hewson Duffy showcases the atmosphere that a senior in high school experiences through his humorous yet suspenseful piece, “Chance Block.”