An Eternal Farewell

Winner of the 2010 Marion Drysdale Award, Grade 9/10 Prose Fiction Summary: On the day humanity leaves the planet Earth, a girl remembers how she and her friends fought to save the planet’s last surviving tree.

The Forest of Death and Life

Written for NYC Midnight‘s Short Story Challenge 2017, round 3 Prompt: Open / sunset / an undertaker Summary: In a cemetery full of trees, rather than headstones, the mysterious caretaker seeks to learn about the human experience.

The Cold Case of Robin Daniels

Written for NYC Midnight‘s Flash Fiction Challenge 2016, round 2. Prompt: Mystery / an ocean pier / earplugs Summary: Report Jenna Wells looks into the unsolved murder a woman found dead in the ocean twenty years earlier.

Aura

Written for NYC Midnight‘s Flash Fiction Challenge 2016, round 1. Prompt: Fantasy / a garbage dump / a pack of cigarettes Summary: A young woman goes into enemy territory, seeking a way to restore her people’s magic.