A reflection of cultural identity through the lens of a first-generation, Chinese-American girl.
Pieces of Legos that click in more ways than one.
I’ve always been interested in world-building, so for my project, I’ve mapped out and explored the stories of four key places in a world I will use to explore nuanced identity.
As college application season came to an end, the Girls Write Now financial workshop helped me choose which college is best for me.
A love story that begins in an impossible subway scenario that ends with a sweet surprise.
Two friends explore their shared personal connection with hair.
Some moments never stuck, others are vividly blazed. These are memories are stained-covered with tears, laughter and my heart. Invaluable and reflected across page.
The speaker relishes nature and human connection…
We used a website to showcase our ever-changing writing styles and emphasize the connection between what we read and what we write from childhood till now!
I didn’t think anyone understood me… until I met someone who had been in the exact same place.
This story is about an artist’s love for the arts. It touches upon passing the baton to the next generation of creative individuals.
I’ve written a scholarship essay showing how I’d bring a diverse perspective to NYU. I’ve shared my experiences growing up in Jamaica and America, my love of sharing knowledge and my love of writing.
Describe a time when someone’s words had a strong impact on you.
As a kid, I always covered my hands under layers of oversized and long-sleeved shirts, making sure that they were hidden from the gaze of the world.
A whimsicial narrative of my life as my step count increases. Throughout my journey, I meet different parts of myself, from Curiosity to Shame. It’s a story of how these “people” have helped me grow.