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Jessica Fiorella

Jessica Fiorella, Voices Editor

Jessica is a junior in Tisch studying Dramatic Writing. She's thinking about picking up a minor in Art History just 'cause. She's from Long Island and is only a little embarrassed about it. Please email her all of your creative writing and follow her on Instagram @fiorel.la because her ratio is finally starting to look good.

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An Alarming Affair, Chapter 1: Tanya

After someone pulls the fire alarm, one student is determined to figure out who did it and why.
April 15, 2020

It was a cool February night outside of a first-year residence hall. It was the sort of night in early spring where the air is charged with the anticipation of a coming summer....

Side Hustling, Chapter 3: Wait — Roosevelt Island Is Real?

Side Hustling, Chapter 3: Wait — Roosevelt Island Is Real?

In the third installment of this month’s serial, Valerie must retrieve a mysterious package for Richard.
March 18, 2020

After accidentally destroying her roommate’s computer, Valerie must pick up a series of odd jobs in order to rectify the situation. As I tuck Miles into bed, his father bursts...

Blueprinted Memories: An NYU Floor Plan

Blueprinted Memories: An NYU Floor Plan

A prose collection of our staff writers’ current or past experiences living in NYU Housing.
February 20, 2020

Third Avenue North Residence Hall, Room 506, North Tower By Jessica Fiorella, Voices Editor In my first year, Friday nights were always spent in the same place: my common...

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The Wedding, Chapter 1: Shutters and Mirrors

The first chapter in Voices’ sophomore serial, following a bride on the day of her wedding.
November 15, 2019

A wedding is a time for family, levity and love. But what craziness ensues when an unwanted guest, the groom’s ex to be exact, shows up out of the blue? Find out over the course...

Illustration by Rachel Lee.

A 15-minute Break: Chapter 1

This is the first of four installments in Under the Arch Voices’ new monthly serial.
October 11, 2019

What does a 15-minute delay mean to a city that runs at 1000 miles an hour? When a subway grinds to a halt in the middle of a tunnel, four strangers with different backgrounds,...