The Crayfish

Raymond Strom, Staff Originally Published, Spring 2011 Henry Roth Memorial Scholarship Winner On my twentieth birthday, my mother called me with news that she had bought a restaurant on the shore of Lake Superior. Against the advice of everyone I knew, I made plans to go to the grand opening in October. The way my … Continue reading

Wendy, the Girl Who Ate Rocks, and Marvin Who Cried Even though It Wasn’t His Fault

Edgar Bonilla, Undergraduate Originally Published, Spring 2010 Wendy was the girl we told to eat rocks when I was eight. She wasn’t American, so it didn’t matter. But now she was dead in the living room. She drowned, they said, and I didn’t have to come to El Salvador, my parents said, but I did. … Continue reading