What We Make

NORMAN CAIN

Daydreams Inside of Daydreams / Highway of Ruination / Dress-Up / Odunde / I Write Out Budgets that Never Materialize / Confession / From Spark To Inferno / Sissy / The Great Neighborhood Debate of 1955

VICTORIA HUGGINS PEURIFOY

God's Heart Must Be Crying / Nurse Angeline / A Quiet Storm / Turquoise is a Mood / I Write Lists / The Yellow Door / What I Want / Dear Son

CHANDA RICE

The Haunted Carnival / Dress-Up / Therapist / Aunt Hazel's Steak and Noodles / Marriage and Husbands: An Excerpt / Twenty Five Sentence Autobiography / Mother's Day / I Exist / Before I Die

CAROL RICHARDSON MCCULLOUGH

Because I Am Three-Quarters Gone / Shadow and Light / Faces at the Perelman / Zora, I Adore Ya / Implosion / My Theory of Historical Change / Transplant / Family: A Mural / Snapshots / Not Just Whistlin' Dixie / Write My Block / Dusty Rose Colored Rocking Chair

NATASHA HAJO

Response Essay: Major Jackson Reading

EARL HACKETT

Another Empty Building on Another Commercial Space / My Time / I Write Whatever I Think Because I Am a Chosen Vessel

CARIN SPOTTED EAGLE

What Are Cowboys... Made Of? / The Invisible Man

ALINA MACNEAL

I Write Trite Things Because I Am Tired

LAUREN LOWE

I Write Trite Things Because I am Tired / Train Ride / Dress Up / Oi-Ling / Before I Die

C.P. ROGERS

Pool/Swim Club: A Pencil Illustration

EMILY PHILLIPS

Harry / Two: An Erasure Poem / Valda

RAHKINAH LAUREL

In February / Misty, Murky Days / Black: A Poem / Drexel Dreamhouse

JORDAN MCCULLOUGH

I Am a Artist / Like a Star / Anais Nin- Hollywood, 1959 / Journeys, Part 1 / The End of the Road / Anatomical City / Untitled

EBONY DRUMMOND

To All the Boys I Used To Love / Queen Me a Color

ROSALYN CLIETT

The Stages of My Life / Time / I Have Not Disappeared / I Write Whatever I Think... / In February / Zora and Me / The Long and The Short

YONIQUE MYRIE

Shinjuku Station / Philadelphia / Dear Sun / Why I Write / Wish / The Vow

PATRICIA BURTON

Philadelphia / The Game

JEN JOLLES

It is Yours / Before I Die

BRENDA BAILEY

This Is The Place I Go To / Dress Up / Dear Zora / The Haiku / Z is 4 Zora / "BFF"

ALEXA JOSAPHOUITCH

Describing My Sister

SYLVIA ELIAS

My Mother is Dying

ROGER CONVERSE

River Journey on the Black Tiger

LAUREN ALTMAN

Burning Desire / The Pursuit of Mindfulness

MICHAEL KAY

The Gray Area: An Excerpt

VALERIE FOX

In February / In a Dream That Points Back and Moves Forward

English 360: Philadelphia Stories

A Fan Letter to Yolanda Wisher / Response To: A Love Letter to Philadelphia by Yolanda Wisher / Mr. Jollie and His Posse / Elements / Essence of Zadie Smith / On Zadie

JILL MOSES

Diane Arbus Speaks

CYNTHIA ANN SCHEMMER

Like You Look Like Her

KIRSTEN KASCHOCK

Because I am Three-Quarters Gone / City Date

MICHAEL SHELMET

The Golf Club Incident

JOHNGELINE FERGUSON

Sun / Grass / Why I Write Who I Am / Before I Die

English 360: War Stories

War Stories / Going Back / Killer Compassion / You Don't Need to Understand Everything / Dear mom / Dear Scott, The Therapist that Disappeared / Washington DC Trip 2015- An Excerpt

CHRIS KENNEDY

Untitled 1 / Untitled 2 / Before I Die