Nov/Dec 2018 • Vol. XL No. 6 Patricia Grodd Poetry PrizeNovember 1, 2018 |

Chapter Seven Quiz

Runner-up 2018 Patricia Grodd Poetry Prize for Young Writers   Once you finish the quiz, you may leave                   your body How did she begin?   a. as one of three sisters, beautiful as well as terrifying   b. as a poor tobacco farmer, great-granddaughter of slaves and slave-owners   c. with true severity, a fundamental plastic honesty (at least according to Diego)   d. not immediately recognizing the hum of honeybees in my hands and     knees as the urge to put down my foot, root How was she betrayed?   a. her mentor threatened, to a monster with snakes for lovely locks   b. modern medicine, in its appetite for advancement, vialed her tumored body   c. men and women, alike, and her own broken body   d. a result of my own faltering words that would not come out as a     rumble or cry but only smudged ink bones stuck together with glue What did she birt

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Jenny Li attends Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles. She is an accomplished writer who has won the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards National Gold Medal, Quill and Scroll International Writing Contest National Award, and the International Torrance Legacy Creativity Awards First Place. Her writing has also appeared in publications including the Los Angeles Times, Teen Ink, the Apprentice Writer, Stone Soup Magazine, and Creative Kids Magazine.

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