R. Y.

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R.Y. (she/her) is pursuing an MFA in film directing/screenwriting at Columbia University. She graduated from UC Berkeley with BAs in film and cognitive science.


Cover Photo: A painting by the author depicting her father using a slingshot
My Father, the Slingshot Master

For my father, the slingshot seems to offer a moment of creative flight, a brief escape. It isn’t the solution, but it keeps everything balanced.

May 25, 2021