Category: Contributors

Ann Zalkind – What Matters Most

Ten years ago, several supernatural phenomena and dreams inspired me to write a collection of vignettes. But it was mother’s death in 2016 which unconsciously drove me to write about her, my enduring impressions from childhood and the players in this collection of memories. Before I wrote this I thought I could never “access” my …

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Roberto Ramirez – We Are Family!

I am a 28 year old entrepreneur. I was born in East Meadow, New York, and raised in El Salvador. In the year of 2006, two days after my graduation, I traveled on a plane from El Salvador to the USA to live with my mother’s sister, my wonderful aunt. As a graduate of Uniondale High School with honors, …

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Aida Brothers – To Wish Peace

I have always been hungry for knowledge and embracing a diverse spectrum of people. Life is given to all for a purpose and/or for a great story. I was in college at the age of sixteen—eldest of three raised by a single parent. Incredible accomplishments academically, but very naive with life. I have had many …

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Macky DiGilio – The Rush

My cousin’s children Vanessa and Toni Lee were up to New York for the summer; they had just lost their mother and the entire family was very distraught. My other cousins Tom and Flo and their children Nikki and Anthony were living in Boca Raton, Florida. I took the girls and my family to a …

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