This departure calls for no baggage.
Poems for a New Year
In our 2023 New Year’s poetry collection, Girls Write Now mentees and alumni reflect on the passage of time—how far they’ve come and where they’d like to go next.
We invite you to travel alongside them. Where will the New Year take you?
CURATED BY MORAYO FALEYIMO, EDITOR-IN-RESIDENCE
It is a bold thing to acknowledge who you are.
Freedom, a simple word, yet with so much meaning. Something that we all yearn for, but not everyone has…
As a young adult I have gotten to understand how precious time is and why I should progress as time goes on.
I never write about myself, so with this piece I wanted to try that. It’s an introduction to who I am and explores who I am becoming.
Hello! How’s your life in China? I hope you don’t throw this letter away once you see it’s in English…
I have always been fascinated with butterflies: their ephemeral incandescence and natural metamorphosis astounds me. Across cultures and regions, butterflies are symbols of hope and change. In New York City, there are few butterflies of the sort captured by glossy magazines, but the many revolutions emblazoned across monochromatic newsprint serve in their stead.