English and Creative Writing Archive

Dear writing community, We hope that you and your loved ones are staying safe and healthy during this challenging time. We want to inform you that our judging process for the 2019-2020 Young Authors Writing Competition has been affected...
Impressions on Hair by Emily Tian Animals shed. Garter snakes moult upwards of forty times in a lifespan, their past selves gone white and crepey like pantyhose. Cats leave their hair carelessly where you’d least expect: hidden corridors, bedroom...
Eat Bitter (Sweet) by Kate Li In Chinese, there’s a phrase for undergoing hardship: “Chīkǔ,” or, literally, “eat bitter.” Surprisingly enough, the connotations of “chīkǔ” aren’t negative. When you overcome a great ordeal, for example, people say you know...