I Believe Women

Written by Ruby Clavey Illustrated by Alyssa Luongo When I left New Zealand and moved to Burlington, the culture shock was minimal. I made great friends and drank dope coffee. I loved the air of acceptance, that you could be who you are and love who you love. The only aspect I didn’t love were…

Child of the Seventies

Written by Haley Clemens “Do you want to go to the knit shop or get the tree first?” I’m in the car with my mom, where some kind of interview is always happening. Sometimes we ourselves are the subjects. Sometimes it’s other people: coworkers, my hometown friends, the church ladies, our neighbors, my mother’s family….

What Might Have Been Ustler Street

Written by Gillianne Ross The day started off with my purse strap breaking. I was three feet from the bus door, which was closed and pulling away, and there it went, crashing to the pavement at my feet. Now, I usually have a sewing kit (because I am that type of person) but when I…