Adrienne Powell

Adrienne Powell is currently studying linguistics at Brigham Young University. When she is not writing (which is rare), she is usually dancing, playing with her little brothers, creating some kind of music, or spending time outside.

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Published works

Short Fiction


Adrienne Powell

We used to build. Back when I was a child, we built cities and palaces, temples and towers. We built relationships and communities and nations. We built artwork and music. I don't know when we ... [+]

Long Story Short Award 2022 - Short Fiction
Creative Nonfiction

Open Letter on a Broken Heart

Adrienne Powell

Dear —,
Here’s my two cents about thieving: if you’re going to steal someone’s heart, you should let them have yours; it’s hard to live without a heart, you know. If they can’t have ... [+]

Long Story Short Award Fall 2020 - Creative Nonfiction

Solar Eclipse

Adrienne Powell

The moon, today,
Bold and pretentious,
Grew tired, it seems,
Of being small and ... [+]

Long Story Short Award Fall 2020 - Poetry
Short Fiction


Adrienne Powell

Just before the snow falls, the fairies lay their eggs. To you, they look like plain white berries, hanging on little green-leafed branches of shrubs. But go out at night and you will see them hatch ... [+]

Long Story Short Award Fall 2020 - Short Fiction