In the past several months, we would often talk about how our lives had been impacted by the pandemic. We bonded over our discussion of home and what it means to us.
Ama Anwar is a senior in high school and an incoming student at Columbia University. She has written editorials on digital media, minority affairs and climate change. Ama is the co-captain of her school’s Poetry and Creative Writing Club, which encourages students to submit to contests and exchange constructive feedback on their writing. She’s excited to have her work featured in the Girls Write Now anthology.
The article centers on five high school students in the US who are pursuing their hobbies to create projects that are bringing people around the world together during the pandemic.