More exciting masthead news! Kerri is going to take a sabbatical as Editor in Chief for the 2016-2017 publication year, and our fabulous Poetry Editor Kip Rechea Wilson will be the acting Editor in Chief!
Our final fiction of the 2016 Spring-Summer Edition is this harrowing story about runaways by teen writer Morgan Bennett from Texas. Kind of reminds us that S.E. Hinton was only 16 when she wrote and published “The Outsiders.”
[…] can you imagine black fire? It filled Peter’s eyes. Sometimes it seemed like his calm, polite demeanor was hiding someone on the verge of erupting. […]
We were thrilled to shake a story out of YA thriller writer Emily Ross! Here, as a YARN exclusive, is her short fiction debut!
Morgan comes over so late even the stars are nodding off. As I watch for him through the window, it feels like the blinking blue IHOP sign across the street is hypnotizing me. […]
By TEEN writer Angela Yin, this #ownvoices story about a piano playing teen will get you thinking.
[…] And just like that, I did. But not by choice. Horrified, I felt the music splinter without my permission. Break and disintegrate. The notes jabbed my skin as I tried to catch them […]
By Frankie Bolt
Most Saturday nights, I dress up, lie on my side on top of the covers, facing the closed door to my room. Tonight, only sleep can help me forget what I can’t stand any longer—my mother, myself, Hunter—but I’m awake. Forgetting is a threat I can’t make. Not with Mom on the phone constantly talking to Dad. She’s trying to undo all the hard parts of us since their separation. […]
YARN is honored to have the one and only Francisco Stork back in the Essays section, with a reply to his earlier essay “Depressed Not Depressing,” about the process of writing the novel that became “The Memory of Light.” This may sound like a craft essay just for writers, but it’s not–it’s about the human condition, juts like all of Francisco’s memorable writing.