Creative Writing

Faith Potts: Fiction Contest

To highlight the winners and honorable mentions of the 2019 Kathleen Downey Short Fiction Contest, Richard Mayne heads this series to share their work on the New Worcester Spy. Each entry includes an interview with […]

Creative Writing

Gabi Plainte: Fiction Contest

To highlight the winners and honorable mentions of the 2019 Kathleen Downey Short Fiction Contest, Richard Mayne heads this series to share their work on the New Worcester Spy. Each entry includes an interview with […]

Creative Writing

High Moral Worth

By Thomas Clark Sarah ran headlong through a knot of Blue Andalusian hens, her father’s favorite. They scattered to the barn’s dark corners, where they sent up a cloud of straw and feathery detritus. Despite […]

Creative Writing

The Grinding Wheel

By Thomas Clark [5:33 p.m.] Operator seven guessed fewer than twenty minutes remained in his workday. This was ironic because he prided himself on exacting precision and this was something so important to him. He […]

Creative Writing

Handsome You

By Sarah Synk Sixteen I scrolled through my Facebook feed one rainy day during study hour. I looked at my “happy” self staring at the camera. Long red curly hair with bangs covering my eye, […]

Contest

Not Guilty

In October, we held a fright fight contest to get in the mood for Halloween. Contestants were asked to submit a spooky, scary, or Halloween themed narrative of no more than 1000 words for a […]