Carolynn Kingyens

The Peggy Effect

A grieving mother, awash in a sea of hurt and conspiratorial thoughts, finds solace through giving herself over to her art… by: Carolynn Kingyens “Peggy,”…

Moveable Crusade

A work of fiction, uniquely inspired by Justin Bieber’s disgraced pastor, ushering the reader into the life and times of Elvis Presley’s…babysitter… by: Carolynn Kingyens “Ruthie, you…

For Oona

A heart-rendering tale of friendship, struggle, and devotion that speaks to the intimacy and power of even the subsidiary relationships in one’s life… by: Carolynn Kingyens Nancy…

Sunglasses at Night

A work of fiction, where a loyal coed, well out of her element, finds something meaningful in the last place she expected…  by: Carolynn Kingyens Norah…

Fast Car

Trapped in a dead end beach town, and within an “anomaly of a family,” a dreamer — inspired by the wisdom of her grandmother —comes…

Even If It’s In Dreams

The adventures of a clan of explorers known as the Goonies of Northeast Philly, who usher you into the spine-chilling hallways of the abandoned Byberry Mental…

Gemma The Bear

A short story where a disparate assemblage of colleagues is given the opportunity to reinvent themselves, which only transpires if they are honest about who…

Miracles Are Possible

An ode to New York City, a city where anything can happen at any time… by: Carolynn Kingyens When I first moved to New York City…

Two Poems by Carolynn Kingyens

Two Poems by Carolynn Kingyens

by: Carolynn Kingyens1 These two poems by Carolynn Kingyens are meditations on the passage of time and the inevitable loss that accompanies it. The stories we…