A pigeon tangles with a kite string in the skies over Delhi, is wounded and felled, and confronts a mysterious being determined to help, in Talia Lakshmi Kolluri’s wildly inventive short story.
“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.
Summer is for reading.
In the leadup to our Literary Debutante Ball, our debutantes share their first sentences, tell us all about their experiece being published, and come together for a reading.
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In our August installment of Write with One Story, seven of our authors will lead generative fiction exercises designed for writers of all skill levels. Write with:
• Aamina Ahmad
• Yohanca Delgado
• Brad Felver
• Stephen Fishbach
• Josh Riedel
• Shannon Sanders
• Chris Vanjonack
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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Use the summer to get your story ready to submit.
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