June 29, 2012, by Mehr
Julia Aizuss (such a cool last name) needs no introduction. Just a little secret to prove that… I didn’t even edit out a single word in her wonderfully long answers. After reading what she has to say I’m sure you will love her expressive, witty, and fun “writerly” personality just as much as I did.
What do you love most about Polyphony?
I’m on the staff of another literary magazine, The Adroit Journal, which is run entirely by high school … Read more
June 22, 2012, by Mehr
Olivia Scheyer, one of Polyphony H.S.’s well-rounded editor tells us about submitting her first poem ever written to Polyphony, going through the editing process, and loving writing. Read about how Olivia overcame her (and every other writer’s) writing humps…
When did you get interested in writing?
I got interested in the beginning of high school. It really was a gradual build of interest; I never picked up a pen and declared that I wanted to write. I slowly began to … Read more
May 8, 2012, by Mehr
One of Polyphony H.S.’s talented editors, Allison Light, tells us about how she’s developed as a writer. Allison explains her process of growing from writing her first story about Granny Smith (a horse) to writing “The Erasing Office” (published on www. everydayfiction.com)…..
My first story was entitled Nancy Drew: Mystery at Barrel Lake. It was scrawled in a palm-sized notebook with iridescent butterflies on the front, and the storyline featured a horse named Granny Smith. Although the final product left … Read more
April 9, 2012, by Mehr
Rachel Stone, our wonderfully expressive editor, takes us on her teenage journey with writing and Polyphony H.S., but be careful, she’s a little risk-ay….
When I was in eighth grade I decided that I would rebel. Although the requirements for submitting to Polyphony HS magazine entailed that one had to be a high school student to submit writing, I created an account with a fake graduation date, hoping that if my poems were chosen for publication I could reveal my … Read more
March 20, 2012, by Mehr
Editor of the Week, Sejal Jain
Interview by Genre Editor and Director of Editor Development, Mehr Singh
One of Polyphony’s many talented editors, Sejal Jain, is a sophomore in love with writing and the creativity it offers her. As Sejal explains, her motivation to be a writer and editor comes from “the knowledge that I’m contributing to the field of creative writing by simply giving someone my genuine advice and sharing what I’ve learned from my own experience with writing.” … Read more