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Erin Stoodley
Erin Stoodley is currently a senior, studying English and creative writing. Her poetry has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has been recognized by such organizations as the Anthony Quinn Foundation, Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, and the National YoungArts Foundation. When she is not making comics, Erin enjoys painting, peer counseling, and singing in the Memorial Church Choir.

Fiction: Ventura

Every pale summer night spent at the beach feels like dying. You walk there alone, beneath the concrete spine of highway, where you shout to hear the echo of a voice that doesn’t sound like your own.          Sometimes the homeless man joins the choir. Today, he rides past you on his bike twice before whipping…

Fiction: Plan B

Editor’s note: The Reads beat is publishing short fiction, poetry and other creative writing pieces. Send submissions to scotts7 ‘at’ stanford.edu.
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