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Sydney Koeplin

Writer, Editor, Creative

Textured Paper

Featured Work

Hypertext Magazine

Spring/Summer 2023

"At twenty-three years old I still ask others to kill my bugs. I hate the feeling of the exoskeleton giving away. I hate the crunch, the squish of pus-colored goo that seeps out beneath a shoe or the folds of a napkin."

Qu Literary Magazine

Summer 2022

"For the most part, girls couldn’t go from room to room freely, but there were special circumstances, special girls. Normally if their case was infamous. If they were martyrs of legend. One in particular jumped around, bleeding through the walls, standing behind you until you turned around, whispering in your ear."

Corvus Review

Summer 2024

"Sunset feels like a threat and a promise here: it will darken and then lighten; the heat will rise. We will do this dance again tomorrow, and I will be here—waiting."

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