Sonya Larson’s short fiction and nonfiction has appeared or is forthcoming in The Best American Short Stories 2017, American Short Fiction, The American Literary Review, Poets & Writers Magazine, The Writer’s Chronicle, Audible.com, West Branch, Salamander, Memorious,
She is at work on a novel about a Chinese community living in rural Mississippi in the 1930s, which earned her an Emerging Artist Award from the St. Botolph Club Foundation. This is Sonya’s second fellowship to attend VSC; in 2016, she was awarded the Grace Paley Fiction Fellowship.
Sonya received her B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she served as editor of The Madison Review, and her MFA from the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College.
Sonya will spend 4 weeks at VSC later this fall.
The next VSC ALSCW fellowship will be offered at VSC’s February 15, 2018 Fellowship Deadline.