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Welcome to First-Gen Voices: Creative and Critical Narratives on the First-Generation College Experience, a publication devoted to the creative and critical scholarship of the first-generation community at Loyola Marymount University.

See the Aims and Scope for a complete coverage of the journal.

Current Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1 (2014) Pioneers! O Pioneers!

A special thank you to our contributors, who are on this day breaking new ground for first-generation college students.

Conquering, holding, daring, venturing as we go the unknown ways, Pioneers! O Pioneers! ~ Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass

Creative Nonfiction

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A Speechless Night
Guadalupe Astorga-Contreras

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I've Changed
Kenneth Chancey

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Mi Tierra Natal
Anonymous

Drama

Fiction

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Alvaro Gonzalez

Personal Philosophies

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I'm on the Right Track
Guadalupe Mejia

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White Boy
Anonymous

Poetry

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Ted Fields, Sr.
Morika Fields

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The Lookout
Morika Fields

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To Be Where You Are
Genesis Montalvo

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Your Path Versus Mine
Genesis Montalvo

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Natural Resources
Chris Rodriguez

Recorded Art

Scholarly Article

Spoken Word

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Personal Statement
Alvaro Gonzalez

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Fire Within
Anonymous

Visual Art

 

Thrive Series
Jonathan Ishii

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