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mercurial (adj): subject to sudden or unpredictable changes of mood or mind.


A pit stop at the end of the world. Surreal supernovas. Love letters to no one. Astronaut suits stuffed with lilacs and moon dust. Cosmic explosions. Glowing anatomy. Aquariums bled violet. Silence.

The Mercurial Collective



Jessica Yu is a young artist from New Jersey who enjoys bullet journaling, doodling, and drawing. She is the visual editor of her school newspaper The Clarion and studies at the New Jersey Art Academy.  For more of her work, visit her Instagram @jessdiyart. 

April Yu is a fifteen-year-old writer from New Jersey with an affinity for language, running, and human anatomy. Her work is published in or forthcoming from Peach Mag, The Lumiere Review, Milk Candy Review, The Aurora Journal, FEED, and more, and has been recognized by the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, Ethos Literacy, and Ringling College of Art and Design. She is a graduate of the Alpha Workshop for Young Writers.

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