wellesley high school's literary & arts magazine



of auburn suns and frozen skies

A poem by Chloe Fang, ’23, winner of our transition contest

The leaves were vivid, 

burning with a carnelian-amber intensity. 

Continue reading “of auburn suns and frozen skies”

Transition contest

The Red Ink staff would like to once again extend our congratulations—this time to the winner of the Red Ink ‘Transition’ Contest! Throughout the school year Red Ink has planned this transition themed contest; we’ve received some of the best submissions yet. Although there were many deserving submissions, we had to crown only one winner, who was:

Chloe Fang, ’23 with her poem titled “of auburn suns and frozen skies”

Congratulations once again and thank you to all who participated!


Drawing by Chloe Xie, who graduated from WHS in 2019.



Our Fall Competition!

Welcome back to 50 Rice Street, Wellesley High School! Continue reading “Our Fall Competition!”

banana and the tape

a painting by Genevieve van der Wal, ’22

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a drawing by Iris Xia, ’22


david and the yak

a short story by Timothy Bonis, ’22

The morning two days before A. S. was supposed to travel home to Kensington for Easter, British Rail decided to strike. Mostly it was no issue; A. S. knew he would drive back to London and one of his roommates, David Blair, was a scholarship boy from Liverpool who didn’t go home for Easter holiday. His other roommate, Weetman Harold Miller Stewart, was a whole different kettle of fish; he was already the fourth Marquis of Badenoch and was already complaining. Continue reading “david and the yak”

april fools’ contest winner

The Red Ink staff would like to extend our congratulations to the winner of the Red Ink April Fools’ Contest! For our viewers, over the past few weeks Red Ink has hosted an April Fools’ themed contest and we’ve received some of the best submissions yet. The winner is:

Timothy Bonis, ’22 with his short story titled David and the Yak


a drawing by Iris Xia, ’22


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