hope

Hope is a Strategy | Nonfiction

Hope is a Strategy | Nonfiction

The second time Obama Fever flared, I was going on three months in Wilmington, North Carolina, struggling to find a foothold in my new setting and not at all fitting in. I’d felt a sort of unbridled optimism during Obama’s 2008 campaign, from “Yes We Can” as a slogan...
Lila | Fiction

Lila | Fiction

Presenting the 2018 Milton Literary Festival Young Authors Creative Fiction Writing Contest High School Grand Prize Winner “Lila” By Madison Loud St. Francis High School, Grade 9 Lila, my sister, and I stood about six feet away from the bark-covered trunk...
Vaseline, a Misadventure | Visual Art

Vaseline, a Misadventure | Visual Art

Luke Blevins, born and raised in Southwest Missouri, consistently felt the social pressure to pursue a heterosexual lifestyle. His work is an attempt to show his perception of the world and how he interacts with it. Autobiographical in origin, Luke’s work addresses...