Just One by Brett Bittiger, Prose Winner

The steering wheel’s cracked leather was cold against his forehead. John sighed. The heading of the newspaper sprawled out on the passenger’s seat ran “November 5.” The same date he saw most every night. It had been five years now. Five years since the first November...

Every Voice Counts by Paula Castelblanco

  It was a normal morning in February of 2002. When I woke up for school, I turned on the TV and saw they were transmitting the morning news report. The main report was narrating how, minutes ago, the first woman nominated for Colombian presidency was kidnaped...

At the Beach

It was an absolutely beautiful day. The sun was reflecting off the windshields of the hover vehicles parked beside the boardwalk. It was quite nearly blinding, making those passing by shield their eyes from the strength of the cosmic light show. The asphalt was...

The Beat of the Natural Drum

“Are you insane?” Daisy said, looking incredulously at Marty. Marty laughed, and Daisy could not help but think about how her laughter always sounded like bells. Daisy and Marty were sitting in their dorm room on a mild spring day. The frost of winter was recently...

Order Chelonii: Chapter Summary and Study Guide

The Hindus believe that the world is held in place by four elephants balanced on the back of a turtle. (Well, probably not all Hindus, any more than all Christians believe in an evil, talking snake and isn’t that its own lovely bit of slander.) That’s a lot of...
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