Welcome to the

Orange Beach Literary Journal

OB Lit is a biannual online publication that features short stories, poetry, creative nonfiction, essays, photography, and artwork from Orange Beach’s Expect Excellence students!

Short Stories

Fictional stories under 1,500 words, full of unique world-building, bold character development, and creative plot twists!


Digital copies of original artwork – painted, drawn, sculpted, and more! Explore and enjoy all mediums at one time, in one place.


Literature that evokes an impactful, emotional response through unique imagery, meaning, form, lyricism, sound, and rhythm.


Both ordinary and extraordinary moments captured on film – digital art that shares special snippets of reality with the world!


True stories, well-told. A presentation of honest, real-life events, expressed in descriptive, bold, and entertaining ways!

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