Sometimes, short doesn’t mean sweet…
The Catalyst received a plethora of submissions for spooky six-word stories from students, staff and faculty. Our staff voted on our favorites. Congratulations to all of the winners and honorable mentions!
Empty elevator opens. “Crowded…”, she mumbled.
—Sherry Yu, faculty
She was talkative for a corpse.
—Samantha Sacristan, student
Third place (tie):
One human body: under new ownership.
—Isabella Michal, student
Dog brought me another hand today
—Susan Stahley, staff
Final exam; never been to class.
—Chris Kottke, faculty
When the birds turn into bats.
—Daniel Hernandez, staff
The moonlight man emerges, grinning insidiously.
—Zane DiVita, student
Children unmasked, escape this darkest time.
—Nicholas Delon, faculty
Reading Dracula; wake to circling bats.
—Miriam Wallace, faculty