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From the Comfort of Your Own Home

By Lincoln Michel

“From the Comfort of Your Own Home” drops us into a virtual reality artists’ residency, where struggling writer Stella finds herself interacting with a program that’s been hacked by an invading force.

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The Night the Stars Fell

By Dustin M. Hoffman

Dustin M. Hoffman reminds us that hope takes many forms in “The Night the Stars Fell.”

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Read Issue #69

Six Rules to Lose Ten Pounds in Five Days

By Jenny Hu

In Jenny Hu’s contest-winning story, “Six Rules to Lose Ten Pounds in Five Days,” a teen girl struggles with body image in a world that glorifies thinness.

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