Cover Photo: This picture looks up at the belly of a plane as it takes off.  The sky is pale purple and yellow and red and these gentle sunrise colors are reflected on the plane.
Photograph by Patrick Tomasso/Unsplash

Excerpt from ‘Girl Interpreter’

This novel excerpt was written by Cherry Lou Sy in Lynn Steger Strong’s 12-Month Novel Generator

Girl Interpreter

Cherry Lou Sy is a Chinese-Filipino writer/performer originally from the Philippines. She received her MFA in Playwriting from Brooklyn College where she is also a Lecturer in the English and American Studies Departments and is a teaching artist for PEN America’s DREAMING Out Loud facilitating creative writing classes for undocumented youth and she is also the Co-Artistic Director of the International Minor Feelings Trading Company (aka Trade Co).