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“If I had to describe it, it’s like a connection to a different voltage somewhere, where things happen around me that I’m not even aware of anymore because it’s such a focused, internal experience. External, too, because I’m very fussy about the environments I write in. Some people can write anywhere—I can’t. I need to have a certain solitude and quiet.”

Interview conducted by Nehway Sahn

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I cried over a boy.

“Before I left, he wrapped his arms around me like time didn’t exist. It was just us in a blur of young love, lost in each other’s pastel embrace.”

Poem by Madison Culpepper

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