May 8, 2013 by dborys
Read the essay by this homeless youth that provided one of the inspirations for the theme of the third Street Stories novel, Hello Goodbye. (In production, release scheduled for 2014)
Sliding Into Homelessness
By Zakkiaya Bowen
I am 21 years old and a full-time student at LaGuardia Community College, working toward a degree in writing and literature. I am a writer for Represent magazine and I work as a research analyst for an international company.
I sound like I’ve got it all figured it out, right? Well, I kind of do, but I’m still homeless.
Here’s how it happened…