Archive for category: Literary

Birthday Cake

It’s true: I’ve never been much of a “birthday person.” When I was younger, I so dreaded hosting birthday parties that I often wished I often was a twin so I could at least share the party and avoid being the sole center of attention.

Navigating Without A Map

Hello, my name is Meredith Summers and I have a Type A personality. There. I said it. I have been trying to pretend for my whole life that I’m Type B, but I just can’t hide it anymore.

Color Blind

A hush falls over the classroom. Noticing, the girl falls silent and glances around at her peers. Whispers abound.

House of Memory

About a year ago, just after my grandmother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, I remember listening to the doctor’s explanation of the disease and what lies ahead.

The Comma Interrobang: Finding Safe Space

Being in spaces like these, I feel undeniably good. They should honestly be called “good vibes spaces.”

Comma Interrobang: You Have Diabetes

Presuming that you yourself are not diabetic, at 7 years old, you only know so much about diabetes.

Hebrew Homeland

Hebrew Homeland

A small girl speaks Hebrew, a mask of innocence with the sound of severity.

Turkish Tongue

Turkish Tongue

By NUSRAT JAHAN Contributing Writer Published: September 19, 2012   In Istanbul The Azann was my alarm clock Majestic mosques were my skyscrapers. The crisp blue Bosphorus embraced me Turkish became my tongue.   In New York I wake up to the sounds of taxis All around me are tall buildings without meaning. The Hudson cannot be touched English reclaims […]

You Burn Me

You Burn Me

What is it about the summertime?

Open Studio: Performing & Telling Your Life

Open Studio: Performing & Telling Your Life

On Thursday, April 26, Fordham University English Professor Alvin Eng will host an "open studio" performance in room 109 of McMahon Hall with his creative writing class, Performing & Telling Your Life.