A Fig Takes the Stage!

figment smith teens valentines contestLast night in New York City, Fig member Jackie Yang took to the stage (virtually!) to tell her winning two-part love story at SMITH Magazine’s Annual Love and Heartbreak Show — presented this year with some extra-special Figment goodness!

As winner of the SMITHTeens and Figment Valentine’s Day contest, Jackie shared her tale alongside such storytelling stars as New York Times-bestselling author A.J. Jacobs and NPR host Ophira Eisenberg.

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Couldn’t make it to the show? Here are some things you missed: romantic (and creepy) origami birds, gossip about the cast of Sex and the City, a good cry, and a hilarious 6-word story slam that the entire audience participated in.

Check the Daily Fig soon for a video of the entire show. In the meantime, check out Jackie reading her story, “A Goodbye Is a Thank You,” right here right now!


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And! Check out SMITH founder Larry Smith on public radio’s The Takeaway, talking 6-word love stories — including some Figment contest entries!


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