Post-apocalyptic, bookworm-centered, and a hint of sapphic something. © Copyright 2022 Alyssa Cokinis. All rights reserved. The piece cannot be republished or used without prior permission from the author. Days drag, and still I move. Days drag despite deliberate efforts to fill them with excessive productivity. In times like these, we need to remind ourselvesContinue reading “Words Stay [flash fiction]”
My dear friend Chandler Webster and I decided that we both wanted to share our reading recommendations. I’m here to give you a full list of what I read this year, and the bolded ones with some blurbs under them are my HIGHLY recommended reads. I read so much this year. I think the needContinue reading “Pandemic Year 2 (2021) Book Round-Up”
Trigger Warning: body horror, mention of cutting skin It wasn’t noticeable. Not at first, anyway, compared to the climate devastation around us. It grew out of her shoulder, you see. When I first noticed it, it just looked like bumps beneath her black and grey tattoo. “Oh, I think I have some rash,”Continue reading “My Friend the Sunflower [prose]”
In 2020, I was busy with, I don’t know, surviving a worldwide pandemic while trying to finish my second semester MA courses virtually (good-bye, Shanghai 😢 ), so I didn’t read for fun as much as I would have liked. Regardless, here’s my very late round-up of what I read in 2020. Bolded are my highlyContinue reading “Pandemic Year 1 (2020) Book Round-Up”
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Hi, I’m Alyssa. I’m a writer, theatre artist, library assistant, drama/ESL educator, and human existing in this messed up world. Thanks for stopping by!
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