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Read Issue #309

You Can Be More

By Kavi Yaga

In Kavi Yaga’s “You Can Be More,” a woman believes she is cursed with bad luck that afflicts those around her. Is there a cure? There might be, but it comes with a cost she hadn’t counted on.

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Read Issue #308


By Susan Shepherd

In “Lambs” by Susan Shepherd, a young woman heads to a New Zealand sheep farm in the hopes of reconciling her relationship with her estranged sister.

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Read Issue #74


By Luna Hou

A second-generation Chinese American teen attempts to reconcile her new, emerging self with the deep roots of her culture and ancestry in Luna Hou’s Teen Writing Contest-winning story, “Railroads.”

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Our fellow will spend a year learning the craft of fiction with One Story. We’re so glad to welcome Keith to the One Story family.

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