Amelia Urry

In the early evening, the light touching only the tops of the buildings, I lie in the shadows and watch   three crows flickering on […]

Third Floor

I. The pots on my windowsill catch light along their edges   here and there, the fragile spear of a chive jutting up, a frill […]

Room without a View

The one window in our apartment looks out onto the wreck of an abandoned construction site. The facing building is barely ten feet from our […]

Arbitrary Artifacts

I walk into the Beinecke one bitterly cold morning this winter to see two chairs. Inside, the silence wells up like the inside of a […]


The cats came to us having forgotten everything: feral under the leaves, mange-stripped, fierce bones in knotted crouch. We were still peeling plastic from the […]

Curious Geometries

On the first day of Math 190, Michael Frame shows the 80 students gathered in Dunham 220 a picture of a mountain. Thin and slightly […]

The Sun Also Rises

Eighty years after establishing itself as a meeting place for expatriate writers and artists, Shakespeare & Company is still doing good business in the Lost […]

MAGAZINE | This Month of Fiction: ‘Challenger Deep’

Every month, the Yale Daily News Magazine prints one short story, and this March, we published “Challenger Deep” by Marina Keegan ’12. Here, Amelia Urry […]