Contributor Profile – Emily Suazo, Editors’ Choice Award Winner

August 22, 2017

How do you describe yourself as a writer? As a person? As a writer, I love experimentation — with voice, with genre, with form, with style. As a person, I’ve had the same breakfast order for three years and browse JSTOR for fun. You’ve been published two years in a row in Scribendi. Any advice for … Read More

Contributor Profile – Jenna Forster, Staff Choice Literature Award Winner

July 24, 2017

When choosing a piece to receive the Staff Choice Award for literature, our staff had several excellent options to consider. The Staff Choice Award is an especially important award for the Scribendi staff because it reflects us as a staff and our vision for the magazine. From the first read-through of all our submissions, “The … Read More

Throwback Thursday

July 20, 2017

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. The Lowest Star Johanna Byrn-Orand – University of New Mexico – 2006 The smell of summer is a sickening blooming, a cloying, grinning thing, and it rests on your neck, damps your collar, sets your head aflame. Headlights rise … Read More

Throwback Thursday

July 13, 2017

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. Autumn From Away Michael Hansen -Utah Valley State College – 2001 But think of the way October comes, ripened to such pale wash. And of the quiet cold, blade of narrowed hours spent alone. Listen: the leaves wake beneath … Read More

Contributor Profile – Lissa Baca, WRHC Photography Award Winner

July 11, 2017

Lissa Baca, an English major at the University of New Mexico, has been taking pictures since she first learned how to click a camera. She does photography for fun, but she says that she does not consider herself to be a photographer. Still, through her hobby, she created the image “Body of Light,” which was … Read More

Throwback Thursday

July 6, 2017

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. One More Story Kimberly Walters – BYU – 1996 So, Joe the Old Liar starts telling people I’m Fruity, and everywhere I go it’s double-takes and long glances and me, not knowing, I think maybe the world’s finally noticed my engaging … Read More

Throwback Thursday

June 29, 2017

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. Fishing When I Am Twelve Years Old Bonnie Wells – Western Oregon University – 2014 I’m standing barefoot on a dock made of recycled plastic in ragged jeans and a faded black raincoat, holding the pole while my sister … Read More

Contributor Profile – Andrea Wold, WRHC Visual Art Award Winner

June 27, 2017

So, I know you’re an honors student who’s created a moving piece of art, but beyond that, who’s Andrea? That’s hard to answer because I’m still “finding” myself and growing as an individual. For many years, I denied the fact that I was an artist and only recently, started paying attention to and working with … Read More

Throwback Thursday

June 22, 2017

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. Broken Stone In Duchesne County Creed Rykel Archibald – Westminster College – 2009 I followed Dave’s old, white van through the last light in Heber City, out past Strawberry Reservoir, and into Duchesne County to his little house in … Read More