Behind the Bleachers

Hello! My name is Sarah Lacey and I am a part of this year’s issue of The Finger Literary Journal here at Finger Lakes Community College. I am a sophomore here at the college and majoring in Liberal Arts and Sciences on the writing track. My job us is to provide you all with beneficial and enjoyable content about something I love very much. Sports have become very prevalent in today’s society, whether it be positive or…

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The Silver Screen

Hi, My name is Trinity Wilson. Reading and writing is my passion. I mostly write fiction and read novels from authors such as Stephen King, Rick Riordan and Angie Thomas. In regards to a career I want to do something that involves television and film… maybe scriptwriting or become a producer. I’m a Communication/Journalism Major who absolutely adores movies. I love the entire aspect of going to the theater, the dazzling movie trailers, the buttery…

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The Girl with the Bluish-Green Hair

Rachael Eckerson is in her third and final year at FLCC, working towards her two associate’s degrees in Music and Writing. She originally enrolled in college to become a math teacher, too stubborn and not confident enough to pursue her passions as careers options. However, when she made the switch after discovering that her life-long plan of becoming a teacher wasn’t as good a fit for her as she thought it would be, doors were…

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Critically Eyeing Film with Tanner Cooper

This is a great place for those who are intrigued by film review and analysis to find greater meaning and underlying messages that may be present throughout films. Film Analyses will be driven from movies that have been out for some time so that new movies will not be spoiled for those who want to see them. Movies that are not in theaters are fair game as to what will be discussed. In order to…

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The 2018 Issue is Now at Large

We have mailed out copies of the 2018 issue to our amazing and talented contributors. This little printed treasure is now in the hands of folks on every coast and on three different continents. Many thanks to all of you for your continued support. We hope you will help us keep The Finger alive and well by submitting your work for consideration in our 2019 issue. Deadline is April 15, 2019. Click on the submissions…

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Meet Our New Editor-in-Chief

In Upstate New York and in many places around the country, the New Year whipped in like a whirlwind, cold and snowy, howling for a home, and looking for direction. Here at The Finger, we hope you have weathered the storms, dug yourselves out of whatever scenario the sky befell you, and discovered or revisited the muses among you. As the winter solstice fades further into the background, we are looking forward to longer and…

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FROM FLESH FARM TO FULL COLOR: THE FINGER 2016

Well, there you have it. The 5th issue of The Finger is officially out and leaving its prints all over the country, including Hawaii. We’ve been fortunate to have some amazing, edgy, thought-provoking work fill the pages and grace the covers of issues past. But this year feels as though we’ve started to discover who we are and how we’re going to carry ourselves into the future as a professionally-produced literary journal. This latest issue holds a…

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Interview with Curt Nehring Bliss

This is another entry in our recent series of interviews by Annie Livingston and Amanda Reed. Our subject this time is Curt Nehring Bliss, one of the English professors at Finger Lakes Community College! Curt Nehring Bliss Interviewers: Annie Livingston and Amanda Reed Have writing and literature always been a big part of your life? I have a record of my writing all the way back to kindergarten, so yes, writing has always been a…

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