Cassandra Crossing

 Poetry, Prose & Art

Cassandra Crossing writes from personal experience about love, despair, loss, and hope. Her work includes short stories, creative non-fiction essays, flash fiction, plays, and poetry. She’s also working on a few novels and novellas.

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Cassandra's Published Works

that Appeared and Forthcoming in Literary Journals or Magazines

in Print & Online

Creative Nonfiction


Why Are You Here

Naked

A Future, Bright and Free

Sorrow

Stone Flowers

The Things That I Don't Like

Poetry

Not Good Enough

Perception: My Heart is Yours

I Never Had You

Broken

Deception

Torturing the Soul

Life Worth Living

Sonnet to My First Daughter

Rag-Doll

Never to Try Again

Not Speaking My Truth

and more

Flash Fiction

The Scent of White Chrysanthemums

Parenting Advice

Without Love

The Engagement

Allure

The Cabin

Finalist


A Future, Bright and Free

Sorrow

Empowered

Paying Attention

Allure

The Cabin

The Scent of White Chrysanthemums

Contest Winnings


Naked - 2nd Place in 2020 at a WOW! Women on Writing Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest

Nominations


She represented her college in several competitions with her fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and plays:

Things That Matter

Parenting advice

The Chair

Three Tickets for the Show

and more

Honorable Mention


The Cabin

Runner Up

Why Are You Here?

A Future, Bright and Free

Art & Photography

Losing Paradise

Iced Over

Her Chapbook and her Novella are Coming Soon along with 
Mommy's Journal
Collection of Creative Nonfiction
Poetry Chapbook
Imprisoned

 

Cassandra Crossing

Biography

Cassandra Crossing immigrated to the US in hopes of a better life, yet she found heartaches and pain. She changed her name to fit in, yet even after many years, she's viewed as a foreigner. But as in the movie, "The Cassandra Crossing," as they survived a catastrophe, she's a survivor and she finds joy in nature and the little things.

She writes from personal experience about love, despair, loss, and hope. Her work includes short stories, creative non-fiction essays, flash fiction, plays, and poetry. She’s also working on a few novels and novellas.


Her creative nonfiction essay "Naked" won 2nd place, April 2020, in a WOW! Women on Writing contest and was published online. "Why Are You Here?" won Runner Up status and was published online in 2019, while "Sorrow" (2019), "A Future Bright and Free" (2020), "Empowered (2020), "Paying Attention" (2020), and her flash fictions "Allure (2017), "The Cabin (2019), and "The Scent of White Chrysanthemums" (2019) were finalists at contests by WOW! Woman on Writing. "The Cabin" received an Honorable Mention in 2020. An interview was published by them on January 5th, 2020, and one in April 2021 after "A Future Bright and Free" also won Runner Up statues and was published online.


Cassandra's creative nonfiction essay "Things That Matter", her fiction "Parenting Advice" and plays “The Chair” and “Three Tickets for the Show” had been selected as finalists by the college she attended to represent them in several literary competitions in recent years.


Her work appeared in online literary journals and magazines like The Scarlet Leaf Review, The Illinois State Poetry Society, 2019, 2020, WOW! Women on Writing, 2019, and forthcoming in Spark Literary Journal, Unlimited Literature Magazine (UL-Mag), and Ariel's Dream Literary Journal in print, in Beautiful Words by Ariel Publishing, The Bookends Review, 2020, and more.


You can also find some of Cassandra’s work on her website: ccrossing888.wixsite.com/cassandra and on Patron: www.patreon.com/CassandraCrossing.