I knew this place like the back of my hand…
Ayah Al-Masyabi is a sophomore in high school and lives in Colorado. She is an artist and a writer. Ever since she was able to hold a pencil she has been drawing. As a dyslexic person, art has been a way to express herself without struggling to find a way to piece together letters or words. Her writing branches into different genres, from nonfiction to creative fiction. Ayah won 3rd place in the Arapahoe Libraries art contest in October 2022 and has also submitted artworks to Polyphony, an online magazine.
Favorite Authors & Artists
Amy King, Marie Lu, Sunny Wu
I tackle my creative endeavors through writing, visual art, and, more recently, audio. My fascination with human stories and the narratives around soccer heavily influence the pieces I craft. As I write or paint, I am always learning something new and meaningful about the world we all live in.
An excerpt from a speculative short novel about Mollye, a rebellious girl who is part of the Bergmann family, ruled by an all-powerful Mother, who finally shows Mollye just how alike their powers truly are.
The musty glass doors slid open and half-heartedly welcomed me into my local King-Soopers…