martlet writing contest

Creative non-fiction finalist | Blue Fire

Read the 2019 Creative Non-Fiction finalist of the Martlet's Summer Writing Contest — Blue Fire, written by Charlotte Futcher.

How to Skin an Apple

My sister Abeline showed me how best to skin an apple, how to save the fruit, how to pull it off in one piece. Carve out the calyx like a…

Louisiana Lightning

I’m rosy in the music club heat and this flush feels a little like love, like a spring in my spine. The air is fluid, juicy with Herbie Hancock’s “Cantaloupe…