tymani ratchford

tymani ratchford 22white 22 oct 26


ashes and pixels

Sometimes when snow falls, you think of her. You think of how you never imagined seeing in your mind, over and over again, her body crumpling as the flames ate her toes and her hair and her belly button until all that was left was white dust just like the snow that is enveloping you…

tymani ratchford Why we should read more short stories

the big short

making the case for short stories

Walking into my dorm room, one of the first things many visitors notice is the collage of New Yorker covers plastered on my wall. While I hail from a country exactly halfway across the world from the the New Yorker’s office, reading the magazine became a bit of a high school ritual. After receiving secondhand…