Most days, I act like a fake mom. And I’m good at it, too.
Ziying Jian is a junior who immigrated to the U.S. from China when she was five. She loves playing golf, tennis, working as the light technician in her school’s theater production and writing for her school newspaper, where she covers topics like school affairs to guest speakers. She was formerly on the debate team, where she placed 2nd speaker and was the 2021 State Championship winner. She is currently a Girls Write Now mentee, where she is working on speculative fiction. When she's not furiously typing out short rants, you can find her coding Java or Python.
All my works are experimental. I’ve challenged myself to employ a new style or delve into an unknown genre in an effort to discuss what I’m interested in. Throughout my time working on these pieces, I’ve gained a clearer sense of my voice and have developed confidence in who I am as a writer. As strange as this might sound, there is nothing particular that makes them uniquely particular to me—I’m still in the process of discovering what that is.
Bex Foster has a secret: she can hear the voices of her dead parents. How will her friendships and relationships be altered by this secret?