As the leading creative writing journal for UC Merced undergraduate students, The Vernal Pool provides an edited expressive space for the student body to publish original work and an open, accessible venue for audiences to read, appreciate, celebrate and respond. Current issues can now be found at: https://thevernalpool.ucmerced.edu.
Volume 3, Issue 1, 2016
The Vernal Pool
Complete Issue Five.
Prose-- short fiction.
Creative non-fiction parody/satire inspired by the "Hermit Crab" essay style. It takes a look at the plight of the First Generation students and the role that the university plays on their development.