In “Piano Player Fingers”, Yong-Yu Huang evocatively captures the dynamics of sibling and family relationships.
Sara Cao writes a self-portrait that deals with belonging, the mind, and the body with powerful and visceral poetic skill.
Ariel Kim uses expansive imagery in her poem “Mikrokosmos” studying the latin characteristics of the galaxy
In these two poems by Nathan Lee, visceral and natural imagery is employed to create an authentic picture of teenage life.
Caroline Coleman captures a vivid sense of yearning, nostalgia, pain, and beauty in her two gorgeously crafted poems, “graduation,” and “party portraits.”
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.
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In her three poems, Allison Stein uses visceral details and powerful imagery to paint compelling scenes and unforgettable characters.
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.
Leah Sottile is an Oregon-based freelance journalist and host of the National Magazine Award-nominated podcast, Bundyville. She has work featured in The Washington Post, The New York Times, Outside, Vice, The Atlantic, Playboy, California Sunday Magazine, and elsewhere. After a two-day masterclass with the Idyllwild Arts Creative Writing Department, packed with mystery postcards and… Continue reading