Washington D.C.

The Sun Is Up

by Izzy Muffett, age 12

Dogfriend

by Jules, age 12

Blue

by Izzy Muffett, age 12

Poisonous Rain

by Jules, age 12

Cold Summers Night in the Country

by Sophia Ibrahim, age 13

Shelves

by Alex Sonnabend, age 13

The Smell

by Aya White, age 14

The General

by Asher Labovich, age 14

Human’s Humanity

by Anonymous, age 14

Diary of a 1700’s Girl

by Helen D., age 12

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

by Marie-Evelyn, age 12

Laughter Heals All Wounds

by Asha Romaine, age 16

M.

by Elizabeth, age 16

Death by Misadventure

by Caroline, age 14

The Curious Cottage

by Maddie Gold, age 15

The Bell Tower (Chapter One)

by Anonymous, age 12

The Factory

by Maya Eng Garcia, age 15

Chasing Stars

by Anna Roberson, age 16

The Backpack Mishap

by Andrew Dupree, age 12

Autumn

by Leila Jackson, age 13

The Unicorn and The Cloud

by Sofie Levine, age 12

Treasure Map

by Brady, age 12

Rouge

by Michelle, age 12

What You Don’t Know (Excerpt)

by Meghna Krishnan, age 13

Here Together

by Meghna Krishnan, age 13

Baseball Nights

by Sarah Cymrot, age 13

The China Doll

by Olivia Yang, age 12

I see you lurking. Watch this.

by Lucy I. Goldberg, age 14

Purple

by Alison Stanton, age 13

Heard, Not Seen

by Alison Stanton, age 13

Cindy: A Cinderella Retelling

by Katherine T., age 12

The Stag

by Caedmon, age 16

McArthur

by A. Hume, age 12

Nameless

by Lilinaz, age 15

A Singing Sky

by Lucia Salmon, age 13

Rowdy

by Rachel Pepper, age 16

Breathe Again

by Madison Carter, age 15

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

Apocalypses, Real and Imagined

by Hannah Wilson-Black, age 17

Gold

by Marissa M., age 12

A Collection of Fears

by Serena Lee, age 15

Only One Wearing Black

by Mirielle Skolnick, age 13

Only Two

by Elliott Levine, age 13

Inquisition

by Henry Rosser, age 15

The Smart Oinker

by Tyler D., age 13

Bonnie Ventura

by Mia C., age 14

Bewitched

by Ester Luna, age 14

The Strange Realities from My Soulmate

by Alissa Simon, age 14

Island: Horror

by Solana, age 13

Channel Flipping

by Solana, age 13

Ants

by Jacqueline Lydon, age 16

A Sky Full of Mediocrity

Angela Wu

Dead on the Floor

Nadav Oren

Ohh sun, hot sun

Yasmine Chahlavi

Ode to the WiFi

Tehlia

Survivor

Alex Canty

La Tulipe

Alissa Simon

The Girl in the Portrait (Excerpt)

Aya

Birthday Surprise

Lucia S.

Blackbird

Jaqueline Hutchins

Blue Room

Anonymous

Food Memories

Sara Miller

Identified

Lucia S.

Graceleaf

Sara Miller

Ilse in America

Hannah Quigley

The Beautiful Observer

Elissa Esher

Songs From a Caged Bird

Karenna W.

Felix

By Alissa Simon, age 13

World Class Heroes (Exerpt)

By Anonymous

Netherlandia (Excerpt)

By Noah Hoyle, age 13

Masara Gets Bullied

By Brook Brownstein, age 12

Heartbeat

By Siona Prasad, age 15

When the Clocks Stop (Excerpt)

By Jackie Weymouth, age 15

Lost

By Siona Prasad, age 15

Destinations

By Alissa Simon, age 13

Umber (Excerpt)

By Jackie Thacher, age 13

Save Me For I Am Amazing

By Margaret Hankins, age 12

Arilla and Endar

By Lauren, age 16

Jack and the Beanstalk – A Crime Drama

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

You’ll Walk Into A Bar

by Naomi Steinglass, age 14

Wishful Thinking

by Annabelle O'Reilly, age 15

Untitled

by Anonymous, age 14

Two Excerpts from Leo and the Lima Bean

by May Bainbridge, age 13

The Zoobreak

by Isabel Laguarda, age 12

The Last Moments of a Noble Man

by Julien Verdeaux-Gonzalez, age 15

The Fight for Life and School

by Corinna, age 13

The Death of the Party

by Ethan Liu, age 15

Teddy Bear

by Tyler Cochran-Branson, age 13

Successful Failure

by Isabel D, age 13

Sleepless

by Nia Brown and Kyle Hawley

Newly Independent

by Aidan McCaul, age 15

Modern Life

by Maia Swamy, age 12

Minds of Empty – Chapter One

by Wells, age 14

Masked and Lost in Thought

by Christine Green, age 15

Life, Death, and Rebirth (excerpt)

by Ira, age 14

Indigo Snow

by Madelyn Shapiro, age 13

Harry, the Guy who Took Being Ironic into an (Ironic) Art Form

by Finn, age 12

Flower Poem

by Hale Jones, age 15

Evanescence

by Caroline Katzive, age 14

Dreams and Silence

by Ethan Liu, age 15

Homophones

by Sophie Ewing, age 15

Commencement

by Aidan McCaul, age 15

Cookie Cutters and Green Aliens

by Orla Collins, age 12

Castle

by Abigail Hogewood, age 12

An Excerpt from an Untitled Novel

by Natalia Duane, age 15

All Kinds of Wonderful

by Susannah Epstein-Boley, age 15

A Cut On My Finger

by Rebecca Kachman, age 13

“Riding”

by Lyndsey, age 13

Josh

by Ella, age 14

Simple

by Duffles Andrade, age 14

The Written Sea

by Caelan, age 15

The Hospital

by Paula Fernandez Musso, age 13

My Camp Love

by Zoe Dickerson, age 12

Olive Oil and Remedies of Melodies

by Rebecca Kachman, age 13

The Tree

by Lauren Chineme, age 12

HER

by Camylle Saxon, age 12

Prologue of the Hunters

by Olivia Sessums, age 12

Yelp Review

by Caelan Campbell, age 15

The Guy’s Perspective

by Bryce Hauver-Reeves, age 15

Excerpt: CONTROL

by Lucy Levenson, age 12

Murder at the Campground

by Dagny Fisher, age 13

Excerpt: Wings of Darkness

by Izzy Sharp, age 13

Hanging By A Thread (first four chapters)

by Emory Ibrahim, age 12

ABJ

by Marney Harris, age 14

Sticky Summer

by Ellery Grimm, age 13

Underground

by Cayla Joftus, age 12

Doll House

by Ellery Grimm age 13

Cornflower Blue

by Kailin Flowers, age 12

If Time Stopped

by Marney Harris, age 14

No Good News Today

by Chloe Cattaneo, age 13

NFL Playoff Predictions

by Gabriel Ritter, age 13

Self

by Kailin Flowers, age 12

Silent World

by Anna Wichmann, age 14

You’ll Walk into a Bar

by Naomi Steinglass, age 14

Window Writing

by Jasmine Donohue-Ozyar, age 14

Dream in The First Place

by Chloe Cattaneo, age 13

The Story of a Family

by Deniz Ertem, age 14

The Choice

Elena Lohsen