August 2016

Fearless by Madhushree Ghosh

highway in dehli at nights - tailights glowing

On December 16, 2012, a young physiotherapy student and her friend, who happens to be a boy, board a bus after watching The Life of Pi in a multiplex in New Delhi.

Period by Gretchen Clark

close up of sealed envelope

In sixth grade, I came home to find a book at the end of my bed. Its title, Period, was written in big white letters, punctuated by a bright red dot.

My Barber Ben by Barth Landor

image of floor by barber chair with pieces of hir

My barber Ben cut hair in Auschwitz. He spent three and a half years in a darkness in which it would seem impossible for anything to have grown, including hair.