Author: Gemma L. Rapp

Gemma is a 30-something who resides in Washington state. She enjoys writing both short fiction and non-fiction and hopes to complete her novel some day. Previous publications include pieces found in the M Review, WOW-Women on Writing and Papers: Stories by Undocumented Youth. She is an advocate for mental health and truly believes everyone should receive the help they need and deserve. She can be reached on Facebook @

Deep-burgundy Mary Janes are the only thing I remember about my life being knocked five thousand miles off axis.

by Gemma L. Rapp