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A tiny flash-fiction story about how inner child work can look in practice

I’m in the weeds of creating a flash fiction zine that’ll be released in early 2022. This is a story that didn’t make the cut — a b-side, if you will.

I was sitting on my bed panic-scrolling through the “Black girl hairstyles” tag on Pinterest. Ignoring the ache of my tired eyes, I followed an urge to…



A collection of fiction showcasing the complexity of the Black experience

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Nia Simone McLeod

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