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

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

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

Contributor Profile – Joshua Lane, WRHC Open Media Award Winner

June 13, 2017

Josh Lane’s Identity in Contradiction came in and swooped up the WRHC Award for open media. This is the second year Lane has won an award while being published in the pages of Scribendi. We sat down and discussed the process of submitting and the artistic work he produced. How did you hear about us? … Read More

A Chance Meeting

June 11, 2017

by Samuel Shoemaker-Trejo Near the turn of the twenty-first century, two children play in a dirt lot just past an impressive green hedge. Opposite the hedge and past the children lies a thin stretch of I-25 that rockets out of Albuquerque, New Mexico’s “Big I” like a sprinting sidewinder. The children mostly ignore the background, … Read More

Contributor Profile – Ellen Harris, WRHC Nonfiction Award Winner

May 16, 2017

Ellen Harris is a senior from the University of Northern Colorado. Her nonfiction piece “I am nothing; I see all I am part or particle of God” has won the 2017 Western Regional Honor Council’s award in nonfiction. Please see below for Scribendi’s exclusive interview with her! What was your purpose when creating this poem? … Read More

Contributor Profile – Renee Reeves, WRHC Fiction Award Winner

May 2, 2017

Renee Reeves won the WRHC short fiction award for her piece “Motherroad,”an American urban legend and horror tale about a young girl hitchhiking along the interstate. Renee is a senior at the University of New Mexico, where she’s majoring in liberal arts and minoring in earth and planetary sciences. In addition to writing, she enjoys … Read More

Alumni Profile – Stephen McCranie, 2007 Staff Member

October 21, 2016

Stephen McCranie was on the staff of Scribendi 2007. After his work on the magazine, he went on to work in the comics industry and published his own works, such as Mal and Chad, which started as a strip during his college years. His current ongoing project is Space Boy, described as a sci-fi comic … Read More