by Ogbewe Amadin
‘Idara, you are not a witch, okay?!’ Mama said. ‘You are a kind and sweet little girl and when I’m done with you, you will be a strong, independent woman,’ she told me.
Jan 24, 2018 | interview
by Julia Rios with Layla Al-Bedawi, Millie Ho, and Maya Kanwal
Humans have been moving from place to place for at least as long as we’ve recorded history, and every shifting experience creates a different story.
by Maya Kanwal
“At first, we put on our best American accents and got neat haircuts. We stopped speeding and started weeding, our exemplary flowerbeds proving the model citizens we were. Still, one of us had to go.”
by Amal El-Mohtar, illustrated by Molly Crabapple
Rattle my heart, four-chambered sound...
by Millie Ho
Hehua was wholeheartedly herself, and I loved that about her—right up until she decided not to be.
by Layla Al-Bedawi
You sound just like a six-year-old child when you tell me. I feel like I'm meant to ask what I did to deserve this. Whether a real child ever grew inside me. Whether you are a curse, and how I can lift it.
serial: The Fisher of Bones, Chapter 12
by Sarah Gailey
I stood at the cliff’s edge and stared at the tablet in my hands as the first stars of the evening appeared in the bruise-black sky.
by Kathryn Kania
I used an old picture from my Facebook, one sort of buried, not my profile pic. Didn’t want anyone image searching me and finding a dead chick.
Jan 1, 2018 | announcement
by Fireside Staff
Here's a list of all the award-eligible work Fireside published in 2017.
by Caroline M. Yoachim
Flora stares at the egg, her finger poised over the button that will initiate the hatching sequence. 'It's probably an elephant.'
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