This piece explores the under-discussed topic of period poverty.
(any pronouns) Mentee
Anaís Fernández is a second-year Girls Write Now mentee and a high school senior currently applying to college creative writing programs. When she is not writing poetry, prose or random snippets living in her head, she is making music, acting or reading. If she had to eat one thing for the rest of her life, it would be rice.
Favorite Authors & Artists
Maggie Nelson, Mary Oliver, Toni Morrison
My work this year was marked by a sense of finality and self-reflection that comes with being a senior in high school and gearing up to leave for college. I found myself reviewing past work more, and ruminating more on the relationships around me.
An ode to hers everywhere.
My time-out rug was white, with blue squares and tassels at opposite ends.
I once had a dream I could fly.
The inner dialogue of two people who want the same thing.
An exploration of ghostly subway rides during the COVID-19 pandemic.