Anactoria’s Cry

by Gabriela Pabon, age 12

Eye of the End (The Second Vision and The Third Vision)

by Abeer Bhaskar, age 12

The Willow Tree (Excerpt)

by Nour Mokbel, age 13

Perfect is a Knife

by Alix Erlij, age 13

The Sapphic’s Jumble, A Grammerless “Unpoem”

by Gabriela Pabon, age 12


by Joshua Monge, age 12

When I Cringe

by Noah, age 12

The Price of Freedom (Chapter One)

by Julia Cramer, age 13

Sky Demons

by Cleo Saltz, age 13

The Silent House

by Lea Karian, age 12

I Remember

by Rachel Littmann, age 13

The Diner

by Alix Erlij, age 13

The Beginning of the End

Muhamed Toure, age 12

Incoming Red Giant

by Ruben Seaman, age 13


by Naomi Schulz, age 13


by Sofie Kotzin, age 12


by Izabele Sunelaityte, age 13

Pay No Mind – VII

by Priya G., age 13

Dirty Laundry

by Joshua Monge, age 12

Puppies of the Airport

by Anonymous, age 12

when i ran out of thyme

by Gabriela Pabon, age 12

Elementary Years

by Alix Erlij, age 13

Where it all ends

by Sia Desale, age 12


by Owen Shipley-Dean, age 14

Gone with the Sun

by Avery Violet Epstein, age 13


by Claudio, age 14

Creation of Earth Parody

by Ruben Seaman, age 12

The 84 Block Journey

by Amelia Frank, age 13

Night Alone in Mytilene, Lesbos

by Gabriela Pabon, age 12

The Judge

by Max Rhodes, age 12

The Chronicles of Tulupinia

by Mariana Sodi, age 14

My Last Goodbye

by Avery Violet Epstein, age 13

The Old Man

by Sebastian Heisler-Martin, age 14


by Claudio, age 14


by Rowan Kennedy, age 13

The Fox and the Forest

by Ava Rosoff, age 12

Toys R Us Ripoff

by Anonymous, age 12

The Psychic

by Juliette Lynch, age 13

Taking out the Garbage

by Anonymous, age 12

Pencil Sharpener Dream Dilemma

by Ruben Seaman, age 12

The Power Within (Part One)

by Jayden Tolliver, age 12

Danger in Life and Death

by Tay Baks, age 13

Sept. 22 Writer’s Block Poetry

by Tay Baks, age 13

The Infection (Excerpt)

by Leo Leider, age 13

Secrets That Lie Beyond the Front Door

by Erinda Ratchford, age 12

The Case of the Missing Gem

by Daniel, age 12

Ancient Eyes

by Liko Smith-Doo, age 14

Disney Breaking Out (Part One)

by Sammie Huff, age 12

The Memories

by Leila Papillon Suess, age 13


by Leila Papillon Suess, age 13

Dry Water

by Natalie Urusov, age 12

You, Simply

by Scarlett Choi, age 13

He Laughed like the Ocean

by Amah Evelyne Assoumou, age 14

The Food Chain

by Adam Fishman Harris

A Project Complete

by Amaia Noursi

No One’s Safe

by Lila Fishman

The Lost Gold

by Jeev Sosale

What Separates Them All

by Aanika Veedon

The Bathroom Mirror (Excerpt)

by Amah Evelyne Assoumou

Michael (Excerpt)

by Scarlett R. Dellacona

Telekinesis Boy

by Ivry Frost

Animals in Captivity

by Yewonie

Elite Cat Trainer

by Kian Dierks

The Purple Guard

by Isaiah Chung

Alice’s Choice

by Sarah Zhang

The Darkest of Depths

by Daniel


by Ethan Li

Summer Bod: An Analysis of Body Image and its Impact on Young Women

by Logan Lane

Little Lemon

by Ava Z.

Damaged World

by Sophie Kessler

John the Cow, Escape Artist

by Nicholas Nakamura

Sandy VS The World

by Lucas Jacobs

140 Miles to You (Excerpt)

by Tara Prakash

19 minutes

by Tomas Jonsson

Change It Now

by Talia Homer

Emery’s Revenge

by Joshua Hong

If Only

by Kaitlyn Schramm


by Mattea Bellomo

Losing or Letting Go?

by Bernard Condon

The Path of the Soul

by Logan Reich

Envy and Murder

by Clara Sousa

Tunnel Vision

by Alex Baturin, age 12

The Monster

by Ailish Learsy, age 13

Attack of the Potatoes

by Jonah, age 13

Gone for a Walk

by Emma Richman, age 13

Field Trip: An Account of the Earth Invasion (2677)

by Harry Tarses, age 13

Everything Perfect

by Karen Wu, age 13

Second Chances

by Amanda Buchman, age 13

The Art of Kidnapping

by Ann Dai


by Odelya Bergner-Phillips, age 12

An Attempted Rescue

by Luca Aiello, age 13

Robot Battle League

by Enrico Muller

Prologue to Hectorbla

by Alex Wallis, age 14

Don’t Look at Me

by Riley Carena


Katie Fahey

Untitled Novel (Excerpt)

by Olivia Jiho Yoon

Little Bird

by Ava Gorman

Mastermind (Excerpt)

by Harold Yoon

Then It Hit Me

by Diego Gonzalez

Uncontrolled Fury

by Gigi Richer

The Vanishing (Excerpt)

by Gabby Montes

Siri’s Story

by Nava Gelb

A Ripple in the Waters

by Lulu McDonald

The Secret Life Of A Squirrel

by Jaden J.C., age 12

Key Lime Pie

by Mary G., age 12

Why the Italian Elections Matter

by Leo Giorgini

Triplets Chapter 1

by Lea Efran

Dancer Attack

by Sydney Silva

Safety for Turtles

by Isaac Lam

The Girl Next Door, the Guardian Angel and the Best Friend

by Tsion Carnielli

Hedgehog Human History

by Denise H


by Imogen Claire

Oh College

by Joelle Giordano


by Aparna Viswanathan

The Forbidden Island

by Karen Sourek

The Odds Of The New Nun

by Tara Collins

Born to Die (Young)

by Maureen Flanagan, age 14

Softball Setback

by Daniela Kies


by Rebecca A. Reid, age 13

A Stranger Knocked at the Door

by Benjamin Raab

Bob the Glob-da-Blob on Shlob

by Ethan Wu

A Stranger Knocked at the Door

by Benjamin Raab


by Luca Aiello

Soccer Ball

by Emma Richman


by Joelle Giordano

Stand By Me: Part One

by Sammie Huff, age 12

Up and Back Again

by Anjalia, age 12

The Overlord

by George Chudley, age 14

Eight in the Evening

by Benjamin Samuels, age 12

The (Rather Unfair) Life of a Housefly

by Enrico Muller, age 12

A Day in the Life

by Sam Stearns, age 12

The Rebirth Cycle

by Sophia Lindhardsen Dahl, age 13


by Jonathan Wallace, age 13


by Jason, age 12

The Guest House – Confusion

by Dalia Zlata Roshal, age 14

Acelin (Chapter One)

by Julia M., age 14

Next Door Robbery

by Brandon Herrera, age 12

Silent Love

by Eli Kanetsky, age 13

Dog Party

by Kiron Khundkar, age 13


by Ella Davis, age 12

The Vindicators (Chapter One)

by Lennon Zych, age 14

Shine Bright Like a Diamond

by Erinda Ratchford, age 12

Pest Poems

by Una Dorr, age 12

The Sun Is Up

by Izzy Muffett, age 12


by Jules, age 12

Hawaiian Vacation

by Meghan T., age 12

This is Called a Ransom Note

by Ava Orrantia, age 12

Sonnet of the Feline

by Martin Brandwein, age 13

Alas, such are the ways of the clouds…

by Juliana Sailer, age 13


by Sydney Riemer, age 14

Stormx4 Part I

by Izzy Martinez, age 12


by Amelia Wirick, age 13

Sports Poem

by Benjamin Samuels, age 12


by Izzy Muffett, age 12

Poisonous Rain

by Jules, age 12

Beach Girl

by Eli Kanetsky, age 13

Five Haiku to Clear the Mind

by Martin Brandwein, age 13

Life’s Library

by Juliana Sailer, age 13

The Treehouse

by Kathryn Lochart, age 13

Royal Blood (Excerpt)

by Olivia Patterson, age 12

Ignorance and Apathy: an Analysis of Japan and America’s Values

by Kai Mandelbaum, age 14

The Permanence of Plastic

by Meghna Pamula, age 14

Women’s March

by Esme Fishman, age 12

Peru in the Trees

by Lauryn Cooper, age 12


by Sophie Singer Brahmi, age 14

The Accident

by Sophia Lindhardsen Dahl, age 12

The Simulation

by Jonathan Wallace, age 13

Shadow Man

by Lola Pitman, age 13

Under This Roof

by Ali Levy, age 13


by Jordan Smith, age 14

Junior School

by Jonathan Wallace, age 13

Cold Summers Night in the Country

by Sophia Ibrahim, age 13


by Alex Sonnabend, age 13

The Smell

by Aya White, age 14

The General

by Asher Labovich, age 14


by Ella Davis, age 12

Human’s Humanity

by Anonymous, age 14

Whirlwind (Excerpt)

by Avery Epstein, age 12

The Plague

by Kobi DeNatale, age 12

The Colors of the World

by Sahana Nellian, age 13

Song Of The Isthmus

by Anika Seshadri, age 14

Pieces of Myself

by Sahana Nellian, age 13

Heart Flames

by Zainab Fatima, age 14

The Story About the King’s Bad Day

by Anonymous, age 12


by Daniel Anton, age 12

World Sweeps Coal into Dustbin of History

by Amanda Hao, age 13


by Dhanesh Tikoo, age 13


by Samuel Weisgerber, age 12


by Annabel Gould, age 14

The Masked Player

by Ben Samuels, age 12

Moral Transformation

by Ben Samuels, age 12

The Savior

by Sophia Dahl, age 12

The Rebirth Cycle

by Sophia Dahl, age 12


by Liza, age 14


by Katie Fahey, age 13

The Lobster Chef

by Kathryn Lochart, age 13

Diary of a 1700’s Girl

by Helen D., age 12

Don’t Make Prank Phone Calls, Kids! (Excerpt)

by Marie-Evelyn, age 12

Moving From the Sea to the Mountains

by Maia Siegal, age 14

Truth and Lies

by Jack Donnellan, age 14

Death by Misadventure

by Caroline, age 14

On Conspiracy Theories

by William, age 12


by AdventureNerd, age 14

Unexpected Visitor

by Breanna Brown, age 14

Black Girl

by Breanna Brown, age 14


by Miranda, age 14

Child Soldiers

by Alex Lynn, age 13

Misogyny and Bullying in North and South America

by Ayel Vivares, age 13

The Bell Tower (Chapter One)

by Anonymous, age 12

Social Skills and Social Media

by O.C. Brown, age 14

Jazz in Education

by Kai Mandelbaum, age 13

Teaching About Islam in Schools

by Gabriela Venegas, age 13

The Magical World (Chapter Two from Mystic)

by Adam Sherif, age 14

The Cure

by Sophia Dennison-Murray, age 13


by Pilar Montserrat Rivera, age 13

The Snake

by Beckett Quirk, age 13

Jim and the Flute

by Miri B. Horowitz, age 13


by Georgia McNeill, age 12

Uncharted Territory

by Tori Lieberman, age 14

Annie and I

by Nora Fox, age 13

The Backpack Mishap

by Andrew Dupree, age 12


by Stella Lindbergh, age 14

The Stealer

by Theo MV, age 12

Darkheart’s Curse

by Reese Powell, age 12

The Wilkołak

by Jamie M., age 13

Ghost Rider

by Ayla Kattler, age 12

Countdown to Freedom

by Lexi Swiatek, age 14


by Andrew Jacob Villardi, age 14


by Andrew Jacob Villardi, age 14

Umami Tears

by Maia Siegal, age 14

The Pactus Story

by Jack W., age 12


by Leila Jackson, age 13

The Unicorn and The Cloud

by Sofie Levine, age 12

Treasure Map

by Brady, age 12


by Michelle, age 12

The Three Dogs

by Clay Gallivan, age 12

The Longing

by Delaney C., age 13

What You Don’t Know (Excerpt)

by Meghna Krishnan, age 13

Here Together

by Meghna Krishnan, age 13

Sincerely, the Aliens

by Jonah M., age 12

Subsequent of the Smoke

by Carolyn Hohl, age 14

Baseball Nights

by Sarah Cymrot, age 13

The Floor is Lava

by Theo Canning, age 13

Ripped Jeans

by Maureen Flanagan, age 13

When the Lights Go Out

by Lorelei Hansen, age 12

The China Doll

by Olivia Yang, age 12

I see you lurking. Watch this.

by Lucy I. Goldberg, age 14


by Gigi Richer, age 12


by Alison Stanton, age 13

Heard, Not Seen

by Alison Stanton, age 13

Chaotic Joy

by Akari Tomita, age 13

Cooking: Bridging Past and Present

by Jeremy Shen, age 12

Watermelon Tree

by Nicolas S., age 12


by Claire Reisberg, age 12

LOL, the potato

by Hugo K., age 12

Gray Existence

by Lara Dominguez, age 14

Cindy: A Cinderella Retelling

by Katherine T., age 12

Love of Tomorrow

by Zach E., age 12


by Beatriz Mora, age 13

Accidents Happen

by Inessa Kiefer, age 14

My Road to London

by Andre T., age 12

A Short Autobiography of the Great Max Abrams: Soon to hopefully someday be a major motion picture: “Written” By The Great Max Abrams Himself

(ghostwritten) by Hershel Graub, age 14


by Hershel Graubard, age 14


by Ava K., age 13

Mung Dhal

by Ayla Schultz, age 14

A Body That is Not Your Own

by Alex Robinson, age 14


by A. Hume, age 12

Inside Eden

by Claire Yu, age 13

Why Reading is Worth the Time

by Momoca, age 12

Nur. Is. Nothing.

by Rose Foley, age 14

A Singing Sky

by Lucia Salmon, age 13

Thinking About Boxes

by Minelle Jeddy, age 12

The Darkest of Depths: A Novel Excerpt

by Daniel, age 13

A Bridge of a Sun

by Samantha, age 13

Circle of Life

by Mohamed Elshaarawy, age 13

River’s Tale

by Kaia, age 14

Recounts from the Life of Hector

by Jiayang Jin, age 12


by Marissa M., age 12

Ashes of America

by SKR, age 13

Only One Wearing Black

by Mirielle Skolnick, age 13

Only Two

by Elliott Levine, age 13

The Smart Oinker

by Tyler D., age 13

Fort Sphere Woods

by Alba Medina, age 13

Bonnie Ventura

by Mia C., age 14

I Got It

by Daniel Spence, age 14


by Nora Youngelson, age 13

Cigarette Story

by Ruby Sheehan, age 12


by Samuel Weisgerber, age 12

Clinophobia: Fear of Sleep

by Estee Seidler, age 13

Spilled Milk (Part One)

by Jude Archer, age 12

World War C (Part One)

by Charlie Coun, age 12

The Bomb

by Lennon Zych, age 13

The Adventures of Melon

by Adam Dubrov, age 14


by Alexandra Wyman, age 12

Blood Stains

by Iskander Khan, age 12

Unified Separation

by Pedro Espinosa, age 12

iPhone 7, Yes or No?

by Marc, age 13

Geneta-landia (Part Two)

by JPS, age 13


by Eliza K.O. Knapp, age 13

Geneta-landia (Part One)

by JPS, age 13

Going up the Stairs

by Daniel Spence, age 14

A Town with Nowhere to Cry

by Mariana Sodi, age 12

A Girl to Remember

by Mariana Sodi, age 12

Garrett Tropical

by Milo Elie, age 12

Art is Dead

by Shrey Sahgal, age 14

The Heroic Person Who Survived a Plane Falling on Him

by Samuel Sklar, age 14

Green Grass

by Anonymous, age 12

The Golden Book

by Olivia Lipman, age 12

Don’t Kids and Teachers Need a Break to Function?

by Bina Klein, age 12

Learning to Respect

by Blair, age 13


by Ester Luna, age 14


by Raul A.M. Gutierrez, age 12

Please Stand By (Part One)

by Avery H., age 12

The True Tale (Part One)

by Eleanor Marks, age 13

A Study in Self Titled (Part One)

by Valerie Mandl, age 14

Pokemon GO Should Not Be Given Another Chance

by Saujas Modi, age 12

An Overview of “Overwatch” : Best Game of the Year

by Levi Grossman, age 13

The Strange Realities from My Soulmate

by Alissa Simon, age 14

Island: Horror

by Solana, age 13

The Lost Sky

by J. Fleck, age 14

Getting a Pet

by Blair, age 13


by Avery H., age 12

Channel Flipping

by Solana, age 13

Three Dreams

by J. Fleck, age 14

Not So Perfect

by Dahlia Roe, age 12

Monday Is

by Hannah S., age 12

autumn fabled

by Annabel, age 13

deities of green

by Oona Warren-Weigmann, age 13


by Pory Leo, age 13

The Tall Grasses Return

by Avery H., age 12

Generation of Fear

by Althea Barrett, age 13

The Assassin

by Kirby Oppenheimer, age 12

The Library Dweller

by Lennon Zych, age 12

The Journey

by Lara Berliner, age 12


by Mariah Mendoza, age 12


by Sydney McGahee, age 12

Why Do People Brag?

by Isabella Gernandt, age 12

The Bomb

Emily Yourman


Hilary Malamud

The True Horrors of Online Dating

Conway Zhou

Great Compromise

Kaitlyn Kong

House Arrest

Robin Manansala

Nuclear Fusion: Persuasive Document

Caleb Painter

The Raven in the Window

Andrew Berzolla

The Box Sat Unopened on the Table

Lucien Beber-Turkel


Harrison Konopka

Zom-Be Happy

Lina Sanchez

Asian Discrimination in America

Claire Yu

A Study of Feral Children

Grace Yu

Beautiful Spirit

Lauren Maitland

On a First Date

Nate Ellis

Over the Edge

Ruby Bouhassira

The Sourcery

Julian Miles

Dead on the Floor

Nadav Oren

A Sketch of a Morning Walk in Late Summer

Dalia Roshal

Holocaust Poems

Adi Anker

Uncontrolled Control

Richard Kam


Andrew Yuen

A New Understanding

Sayo Kapila

Cream Puffs

Grace Davis

Magic Essay



Julia Robinson


Andrew Villardi

Ghost Girl, Chapter 1

Amelia Milza

Ohh sun, hot sun

Yasmine Chahlavi

Smaller Than the Sky

Talia Fader Idelson

I Don’t Remember Her Name

Kyra Starr Siegel

Spider Story

Kika Kovaleski


Eliza Sarah


Anna Mueller

The Pull

Jamie Barnett

Ode to the WiFi


The Master of Water

Riik Acharya

The Adventures of A Bird, Cat & Dog

Alani Ouk

A New Perspective

Claire Bushell

The Nightmare After My 16th Birthday

Rhea Farrior

The Magical Place

Taylor Swelstad

Shattered Coloration


The Silver Seraph

Elias Stein

The Phoenix’s Death

Lia Larsen

The Great Anglo-Viking War of 987

Joshua Stern


Alex Canty

La Tulipe

Alissa Simon

Growing Pains

Liz Makoff

The Wizard (Part One: The Mage)

Nicolas Lipman

Erik’s Curse

Hershel Graubard

A Matter of Time

Julia Stern

My Movie is as Red as the Devil

Maddie K.

The Girl in the Portrait (Excerpt)


A New Beginning


Day by Day

Benjamin Goodman



The Boy and the Dog

Ethan White


Claire Yu


Olivia Shih

Birthday Surprise

Lucia S.


Jaqueline Hutchins

Blue Room



Kyra Starr Siegel


Lucia S.

Ilse in America

Hannah Quigley

The Future in Blood (Excerpt)

Zeke Morse

I Hate My Life!

Isabella Brady

Villainous: Start from Zer0


Have You Seen This Girl?

Gabriela Venegas-Ramirez


Andrew Berzolla

Ben’s Space Poem

Benjamin Goroshnik

Cry Stone Tears

Grace Yu

The Last One’s Plague

Aadith Ratish

Songs From a Caged Bird

Karenna W.


By Sophie Torres, age 12

The tree I used to dream under was cut down to make room for the extension

By Isabel R., age 14


By Sophie Torres, age 12

She likes to volunteer at every museum and park and organization in the city

By Isabel R, age 14

Isolated From Home

By Samuel Jiang, age 12


By Alissa Simon, age 13

Cross-Country Menace

By Olive, age 12


By Willa DuBois, age 14

The Sea World Debate

By Melia Moore, age 12

It was Beth Israel before Mount Sinai took it over she explains as we get off the subway

By Isabel R., age 14

World Class Heroes (Exerpt)

By Anonymous


By Anna Lane, age 12

Wish I Was Yours

By Mariema Tall, age 12


By Jemma Clarke, age 13

Broken Wings Way

By Sophia Soloway, age 14

The Show Must Go On

By Lexie W., age 12

Netherlandia (Excerpt)

By Noah Hoyle, age 13

The Night Manager

By Julia A. Logiodice, age 14

Summer of 2000

By Brooklyn Salaam, age 13


By Kait Kan, age 14


By Katherine Lin, age 12

Masara Gets Bullied

By Brook Brownstein, age 12

Hacking into NASA

By Active, age 12


By Sophia Soloway, age 14

White Gown

By Isabella Ferreira, age 13

Excited for Writopia!

By Amelia Scanlan, age 13

The Bear Rap

By Matthew Steinberg, age 12


By Sophie Torres, age 12

The Cruise Ship Catastrophe

By Anonymous


By Alissa Simon, age 13

Umber (Excerpt)

By Jackie Thacher, age 13

A D-i-s-s-i-p-a-t-i-n-g Sting

By Gabriel Feldman, age 14

Save Me For I Am Amazing

By Margaret Hankins, age 12

Numb Until Now

By Jemma Clarke, age 13


By Claudia Jo, age 13


By Yainie Gallego, age 14

kek’d (Excerpt)

By Lucas Munk Galarza, age 14

Kanye West

By Arun Rau, age 13

Under Which Condition Do I Work the Best?

By Shoshi, age 12

The Writing on the Altar

By Luka Rodriguez, age 12

The Caramel Underdogs

By Fiona M., age 12

The Ten Sailors

By Ben Westler, age 12

Summer Break

By Shrey Sahgal, age 13

His Eyes Through a Window

By Phoebe Weinstein, age 11

The Girl With No Name

By J.P. McGovern, age 13


By Sierra Blanco, age 12

A Lesson Learned

By Anonymous

Winter Fashion

By Isabella Rhow, age 13

give and take

By Sophia Soloway, age 14

R(un)ning Away

By Antonina Schlussman, age 13

The Story of Autumn

By Luke Corpina, age 14

Rosadel Infinitum, 71

By Sierra Blanco, age 12


By Zachary, age 12


By Padma, age 14

Express Yourself

By Jennifer Fleck, age 13


By Antonina Schlussman, age 13

One Year Later

By Katyakan, age 14


By Hannah Frank, age 12

The Paradox

By Sam Jiang, age 12


By Anonymous, age 12

Short Story Part 2

By Ryan Bird, age 12

Jack and the Beanstalk – A Crime Drama

By Natalie Edmonds, age 14, Alex Canty, Lauren Chineme, Lucy Goldberg, Maya Ginyard

Touches from heaven

By Jenny Fleck, age 13

The Last Time it Rained

By Yainie Gallego, age 13

China Doll

By Gabi K, age 13

Time machine

By David Liu, age 13

Someday the Sky Will Fall

By Ellie Rostan, age 13

You’ll Walk Into A Bar

by Naomi Steinglass, age 14


by Giuliana Stein, age 13


by Anonymous, age 14

Two Excerpts from Leo and the Lima Bean

by May Bainbridge, age 13


by Ali Levenson, age 14


by Andrew Yuen, age 12


by Dylan Nadelman, age 14


by Baladine Bourgeois, age 14

The Zoobreak

by Isabel Laguarda, age 12

There’s No Rain in Winter

by charkitty5, age 12

The Story of Scaricia

by Jerry, age 13

The Price of Words

by Eden Pollock, age 12

The Inner Souls of Fog Bank

by Ella Beyer, age 12

The Hidden Cost of Hamburgers

by Anonymous, age 13

The Fight for Life and School

by Corinna, age 13

The Detective, Jack, and the Grand Central Bombing Attack

by Kitt Urdang, age 14

The Best Number 2

by David, age 12

The Best

by David, age 12

Thawing Time

by James Bowers, age 12

Teddy Bear

by Tyler Cochran-Branson, age 13

Successful Failure

by Isabel D, age 13


by Nia Brown and Kyle Hawley

Second Draft Essay

by Anonymous, age 12