2016 Issue

Ghost in the House

12th grade Honorable Mention Grace N. There’s a ghost in the house. It’s not malignant, don’t worry you’ve checked; that light bulb in the kitchen always flickers, and your dog barks at the winged chair in the living room because Read More ...

Table of Contents for Bluefire 2016

Table of Contents for Bluefire 2016 Birch by Bella H. The Color Wheel by Priya T. Three Giants by Maggie G. Royal Revere by Michael S. The Girl Without a Flower in Her Chest by Kaitlyn P. Bird Blood Icarus Read More ...

The BIrch

6th Grade Middle School Grand Prize Bella H So many brown leaves. No yellow. Although it was still the middle of September, summer was fading quickly. I was no longer gazing into summer’s hot sticky mask of lemonade and camping Read More ...

Bird Blood Icarus

10th Grade High School Winner Tiffany L. There’s a boy in a town in France whose hollow bones whistle with the passage of wind and whose heart pulsates blood that runs black and thick. They call him Icarus, after the Read More ...