The Dakota Experiments

La-tonia Willis submitted to The Reedsy National Creative Writing Scholarship


At Ondi Systems—a prominent New York City biotech firm—molecular biologist and research scientist Amara Cayne, discovers a secret ‘Internet Room’ and a hidden agenda behind the firm’s gene modification experiments.


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About La-tonia

Antioch University

Born in New York, La-Tonia is currently enrolled in a Creative Writing MFA at Antioch University, Los Angeles. Her favorite book of all time is Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude. She is the director and producer of Profiles: Women in the Arts and Technology NW, an ongoing short series on Public Access Television in Seattle.

Her entry, The Dakota Experiments, was selected as a finalist for the 2017 Fall Semester prize: