"I looked for stories that felt close enough to claim as mine, yet distant enough to claim as “fiction.” My grandparents, Guka in particular, served as entry into a world I didn’t feel I had access to—a world of painfully real people with proper, lived lives."
"Hamlet, a revenge tragedy built around a character expected to act on a reflex he may not possess, subverts the genre and reveals the consequences of vengeance."
Will they, won’t they? Are they, aren’t they? Who cares, anyways? The story of Margaret and Ben.
What liberties can writers take in using other people's lives in their work? A look at two stories by Alice Munro.
"At three am, everything is different. The skyline floats / on the east river while the emperor looms dark and silent. / Nothing means what it did when sleep fills your throat."
"There’s this photograph of my dad, from the late 1990s, in an old album somewhere on a bookshelf. He is standing on a rock, laughing. His hair is wavy, and he’s tan. The ocean is behind him. "
“‘You ever see someone choke on one of those?' Vito asked the vendor, pointing to a hot dog. From the other side of the metallic counter, the vendor’s eyes slowly shifted up from his phone." Fiction.
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Confluence is an online platform for student writing, art and research at NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study. The work is selected from the undergraduate print journals (including the Gallatin Review, the Gallatin Research Journal, the Journal of Global Affairs), exhibits curated in the Gallatin Galleries, visual art and performances produced for the Gallatin Arts Festival, teacher-nominated written and art works generated in courses, and independent projects commissioned by the student editors.Find out more »