2018 Issue

California Dreaming

10th grade Maya L. When Julio awoke he was lying maybe ten feet from the corpse of his best friend. He looked at the burning Cessna for a few moments, swallowing suddenly difficult, and then tore his eyes away. He Read More ...

Table of Contents for Bluefire 2018

Table of Contents for Bluefire 2018 What It’s Like a World Away by Angela Ng Red by Ashley Xu Empathy in the Deadlands by Alayisa Dennis The Visitors by Sarah Feng The Undying Summer by Beatrice Stewart Permission by Lachlan Read More ...

The Clock Hands Kept Moving

8th grade Ellie P. Everyone was folded up under desks and tables. Everything should’ve been quiet. I wish it was quiet. Everytime the silence was disturbed with shrieks and gunshots, a shiver was sent down my spine. Everywhere, I saw Read More ...

Permission

Middle School Winner 6th Grade Lachlan C. Pulling away from his mother’s damp grasp, the boy turned the knob on the door labeled 24. His father ran his hand through his short, trimmed hair. The boy watched him pull in Read More ...