June Fiction: Birth (a poem)

by Olya Wickham, Age 18, Australia Artwork by Katie King The fiction prompt of the month for June was “freedom.” Birth Warmth— Surrounded by the affectionate chamber, Like a foot in a sock Or a key in a lock; It traps us in its comforting cage. All I feel is the heat blazing like the fire, Fulfilling my...
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Opportunities for Junior Authors in Pakistan

by Amna Gillani, Age 15, Pakistan   Paulo Coelho once said: “…when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” In Pakistan, junior authors are often discouraged from following their passion, both by elders and by lack of opportunities. However, dedicated writers can find opportunities and overcome the struggle to realize...
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