Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

July 20, 2017By webeditor1Throwback Thursday

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

Throwback Thursday

July 13, 2017By webeditor1Throwback Thursday

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

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

July 6, 2017By webeditor1Throwback Thursday

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

Throwback Thursday

June 29, 2017By webeditor1Throwback Thursday

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

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

June 22, 2017By webeditor1Throwback Thursday

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

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

June 15, 2017By webeditor1Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. Instinctual Sterilization Jennifer Mason – University of New Mexico – 2004 According to New Mexico legislature, any woman can have a tubal ligation upon turning 21 years of age. This is a procedure where the fallopian tubes are cut … Read More

A Chance Meeting

A Chance Meeting

June 11, 2017By uhonAlumni Profile

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

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

June 8, 2017By webeditor1Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. His Body Mold Bed Rachel Heisler – University of New Mexico – 1999 The first time I laid down in his bed my body fell into the mold his body had made A snare of pillows and mattress A … Read More