Bold Ink is a compilation of writing from girls and women ages 11 through 55. This unique collection of poems, short stories, essays, songs and scenes addresses everything from love and war to culture and current events. As a result of such diverse voices, Bold Ink provides the reader with insight into the minds of today’s young women, while celebrating the art of creative writing like no other anthology.
Keren gives an overview of the book:
Clock Radio (Excerpt)
by Lena Brooks, age 14
Skinny rainbows bounce off the pools of oil collecting in the parking lot. I walk toward the beige brick building and push the doors open. The light inside is dim, the air is cold. A faded banner announces that this is, indeed, the Goodwill Clearance Store. Cast-offs of Goodwill thrifts build mountains by the back walls. People hunch over bins of ancient clothes, picking through discarded wreckage of the 80s and 90s, donated lingerie stagnates in the corner...