Category Archives: Nonfiction

Winter Contest:
Winners and Finalists

Columbia Journal is delighted to announce the winners and finalists of our 2017 Winter Contest. We received an overwhelming number of submissions, and were blown away by the breadth of content, creativity of form, and quality of writing in each spectacular piece. Below are the

The Blind Cartoon
by Joshua James Amberson

A man goes into a gym, thinking it’s a dance school, and waltzes with a punching bag. He enters an airport, thinking it’s a movie theater, and ends up on a flight. He stumbles into a military recruitment office, thinking it’s a high-end clothing shop,