Congratulations Six-Word Memoir Finalists:
Visala Alagappan, 13:
I always imagine clowns without makeup.
Lena Beckenstein, 15:
Always all-county, never all-state.
Noa Bendit-Shtull, 16:
I edit my profile, or visa-versa?
Louis Evans, 17:
Nada y pues nada, Hemingway says.
Lily Gellman, 14:
Thought I ought, so sought, wrought.
Chris Hamilton, 17:
Teen victim of shooting: lost leg.
Pearl Mutnick, 14:
Summer camp: Alone, with Sedaris anecdotes.
Dan Ross, 15:
Read the thesaurus on the toilet.
Rachel Sobelsohn, 13:
Pencil on paper, draft after draft
Ena Selmanovic, 13:
Turned thirteen and don't feel different.
Yael Wiesenfeld, 16:
But my life's only just begun.
Jessica Zalph, 14:
Wikipedia didn't know either. Oh well.
We had a blast developing these short, powerful pieces and are stoked to be considered for publication!!!
Thanks Rachel and Larry!