The excerpt is about an alien princess who is ostracized from the outside world and is forced to be isolated by her controlling grandmother.
Drawing Our Stories: When Words Aren’t the Whole Picture
Sometimes words just aren’t enough. Whether it’s a graphic novel, hand drawings, visual poem, or digital drawing to accompany another piece of writing, visual art can add layers of meaning like no other medium.
—Swati Barua & Alex Ossola
‘American Mothers’ is a graphic novel that explores the duality of our identities as hyphenated Americans through the stories of our mothers.
Kat and Lucia are a mentor and mentee pair of short girls living in NYC. They may be little, but they’re loud in a conversation about body image and self-confidence.
Between the Text By Rachel Kelly & Lauren Kiel In this short film, Adelaide is faced with Amelia and Charlotte who both want Adelaide to help them with their problems.…
This is an excerpt from our Cinderella-inspired YA fantasy novel. In this scene, the two protagonists meet for the first time but they each have different motivations for their meeting.
Inspired by Rilke’s Letters To A Young Poet, Letters To A Young Poetess is the feminized and updated homage by Kiki Tom and Gabriella Calabia. Beginning a written correspondence upon being paired as mentor and mentee, the two delve into sharing thoughts, questions and feelings about writing and what it takes to share one’s voice.
I sat in Port with my legs curled up on the floor, leaning up against my bunk bed.
To express my love for my family, in the strangest way possible.
A dreamlike meditation on loss and love.
A little girl goes on a journey through a floating kingdom to seek out a magical fox in order to satiate her endless desire for companionship.
A poem about our two neighborhoods in New York and our experiences inhabiting the city in our own particular lenses.
Chatty seagulls is a poem about making every second of your life worthy.
The themes in this poem sparked from an adventure in Lake Placid when I was visiting with my family. We went on a frozen nature walk and saw these gigantic ice cliffs.
Two perspectives on 2020, a year of change, growth, tragedy, and conflict.
I was inspired by the illusions in my head as if there was a hamster in a wheel and it kept spinning. I felt that the only way to get the wheel to stop was to write my thoughts out on paper.