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

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

June 1, 2017By webeditor1Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi.   Bleating Rabbit Matthew Frederick Nieder – San Diego University – 1994 She’s got seven stray black cats, two mutts brought home from the pound, and a crippled brown rabbit who, at her feet, limps around bleating, crying for … Read More

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

May 25, 2017By webeditor1Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. Wired Paul Douglas Gacioch – Northern Arizona University – 1998 “Hey Story-wanna read the Unabomber’s Manifesto?” “Huh?” “He’s got his own homepage.” “No,” I tell my little brother Bryan after two seconds of care­- ful consideration, “I’m afraid that … Read More

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

May 18, 2017By webeditor1Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. Potter County, Pennsylvania. 1974. Karen D. Skolfield – West Chester University – 1993 The well was dry by May that year, stayed dry for three days until my scalp started to crawl, my clothes grew stiff with old sweat … Read More

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

May 11, 2017By webeditor1Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. Desert’s Daughter Pamela Grieger – University of New Mexico – 1988 I am a daughter of the desert. I have lived in this dry land all my life. Here, distances reduce jagged mountains to nothing more than a serrated … Read More