Scrawl PlaceThe Journal
A poem by Gerry Stewart, inspired by Suomenlinna, an old sea fortress in Helsinki, Finland.
A poem by Nikita Parik, inspired by the Begum Bazar in Hyderabad, India.
A story by Caroljean Gavin, inspired by a trip to Laugarvatn, Iceland.
A story by Nora Nadjarian, inspired by a street in Nicosia, Cyprus.
A story by Sara Hills, inspired by the Borobudur Buddhist temple in Java.
A story by Eliot Li, set in Hong Kong.
A story by Liza Wieland, inspired by Marc Chagall’s “America Windows” at the Art Institute of Chicago.
A story by Adrienne Marie Barrios, set in Seattle and suburban Seattle.
An essay by Karin Hedetniemi, inspired by Clover Point Park, British Columbia, Canada.
A poem by Andrea Krause, inspired by the beach Agios Pavlos, Greece.
A story by Wilson Koewing, inspired by a trip to South Beach, Miami, Florida.
A poem by James Penha, inspired by a trip to “Just Maple” a syrup producer in New Hampshire.
A poem by the writer Matthew Andrews, inspired by the tiny doors in Alameda, California.
A poem by Matthew Andrews, inspired by Angel Island in the San Francisco Bay Area.
A story by Fiona McKay, inspired by the Palacio de las Duenas in Seville, Spain.
A story by HLR, inspired by a trip to Benidorm, Spain.
A story by Becca Yenser, inspired by a park in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
A poem by Andy Brown, inspired by Central Market in downtown Lancaster Pennsylvania.
A story by Salena Casha, inspired by a trip to the distilleries of Islay, Scotland.
A prose poem by Daniel Johnson, inspired by the Mutton Lane Inn, Cork, Ireland.
A proem by Seye Fakinlede, set in the town of Ummuneochi, Nigeria.
An essay by P.S. Nolf, inspired by Putneyville, Pennsylvania.
A story by Caitlin Fillmore, inspired by a trip to San Francisco.
A story by Shreya Khobragade, inspired by Hill Road in Mumbai, India.
An essay by Jillian Luft, inspired by a day in Fort Pierce, Florida.
A poem by Jack Bedell, inspired by Honey Island Swamp, Louisiana.
A poem by Jack Bedell, inspired by Queen Bess Island, Louisiana.
A prose poem by Leigh Chadwick, inspired by a visit to Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
A story by Slawka Scarso, set in the Villa Borghese gardens in Rome.
A story by Bayveen O’Connell, inspired by The Sacro Bosco (The Monster Park) in Bomarzo, Italy.
A story by Becca Yenser, inspired by the Bosque trail in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
A story by Mandira Pattnaik, inspired by a cemetery in Kurseong, one of the most haunted places in India.
A story by Judy Lunsford, inspired by the Riparian Preserve in Gilbert, Arizona.
A poem by Erica Abbott, inspired by Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens.
A story by Christina Rosso, inspired by Laurel Hill Cemetary in Philadelphia.
A poem by Alison Lubar, inspired by Washington Square Park in Philadelphia.
A poem by Jane-Rebecca Cannarella, inspired by Steve’s Prince of Steaks, in Philadelphia.
A story by Rosemary Thorne, inspired by the Quintana de Mortos in Compostela, Spain.
A story by Jody Rae, inspired by New Brighton Beach, California.
A story by Sherry Morris, inspired by the Munlochy Clootie Well in Scotland.
A story by Pam Avoledo, inspired by the Kiss Cam at Comerica Park, Detroit.
A story by Kirsten Reneau, inspired by Bald Knob, West Virginia.
An essay by John Chrostek, inspired by a trip to Mexico, New York.
A poem by Carol Krauss, inspired by a bookstore in Key West, Florida.
A story by Shannon Frost Greenstein, inspired by a bridge near 30th Street Station, Philadelphia.
A poem by Todd Osborne, inspired by Ghost Ballet, a sculpture in Nashville, Tennessee.
A poem by Kelli Lage, inspired by Nora Springs, Iowa.
A poem by Sam Boudreau, inspired by Sex Peak, a mountain lookout in Kootenai National Forest, Montana.
A story by Kelle Clark, inspired by the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles.
A story by Paul Ruta, inspired by an art installation in Amarillo, Texas.
A short piece by Laurinda Lind, inspired by Soda Springs, Idaho.
A poem by Fasasi Abdulrosheed Oladipupo, inspired by Ibadan, Nigeria.
A poem by Fasasi Abdulrosheed Oladipupo, inspired by Lagos, Nigeria.
A story by Overcomer Ibiteye, inspired by a beach in Lagos.
A story by Claudia Lundahl, inspired by a house in Sardinia.
A poem by Selena Cotte, inspired by Puerto Rico.
A poem by Kimberly Glanzman, inspired by a hike through the Grand Canyon.
A story by the writer Amy Barnes about a flight to Miami Beach, Florida.
A poem by Despy Boutris, inspired by The Garlic Shoppe, in Gilroy, California.
A prose poem by Ceridwen Hall.
A poem by Amy Bobeda, inspired by a walk in Madison Square Park, New York City.
A poem by Yuan Changming, inspired by Vancouver, Canada.
A poem by Caroline Misner, inspired by the sculptures in Glebe Park, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada.
A poem inspired by a volcano in Iceland by Emily Hockaday.
A story by Janice Northerns, inspired by Hobo Hot Springs in Saratoga, Wyoming.
A poem by Selena Cotte, inspired by MCO, the Orlando, Florida airport.
A poem by the Jose Luis Pablo, inspired by Brooke’s Point, Palawan, Philippines.
A poem by Jose Luise Pablo, inspired by Baguio City, Philippines.
A poem by Courtney LaBlanc, inspired by the state of North Dakota.
A poem by Katie Manning, inspired by the “Stairways to Nowhere” in Felicity, California.
A story by Cheryl Pappas, inspired by the Castello del Trebbio, outside of Florence, Italy.
A poem by Kory Wells, inspired by the Ponte de Vecchio bridge in Florence, Italy.
A story by Rosemary Thorne, inspired by Lavapiés Quarter in Madrid, Spain.
A poem by Vanessa Couto Johnson, inspired by the Palácio Nacional de Sintra in Lisbon, Portugal.
A story by Fiona McKay, inspired by the Museu Nacional do Azulejo in Lisbon, Portugal.
A story from Christy Lorio, inspired by a hike in the Grand Canyon.
A poem by Elizabeth J. Coleman, inspired by a waterfall in Sapphire, North Carolina.
A hybrid by Susan Triemert, inspired by Hollywood, California.
A story by Shareen Murayama, inspired by a beach on Oahu, Hawai’i.
A story by Melissa Llanes Brownlee, inspired by a road on the Big Island, Hawaii.
A memory from Shome Dasgupta, inspired by a place in Lafayette, Louisiana.
A poem by D.S. Maolali, inspired by a walk through Dublin City, Ireland.
A poem by Amy Bobeda, inspired by Washington Square Park, New York City.
A poem by Shane Schick, inspired by Washington Square Park in New York City.
A poem by Ceridwen Hall, inspired by the Hawkbill “Devil’s Boat” submarine attraction in Arco, Idaho.
A story by Wilson Koewing, inspired by a hot pot in Dalabyggð, Iceland.
A story by Amy Barnes, inspired by a beach resort at Biankini Beach.