Sonya Larson’s short fiction and essays have appeared in Best American Short Stories, Ploughshares, The Kenyon Review, American Short Fiction, American Literary Review, Poets & Writers, Writer’s Chronicle, Amazon Originals, Audible.com, West Branch, Salamander, Memorious, The Harvard Advocate, Pangyrus, Solstice Magazine, Del Sol Review, Red Mountain Review, The Hub, and more.
She has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts 2020, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Elizabeth George Foundation, the Vermont Studio Center, Ragdale, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the St. Botolph Club Foundation, and more.
She is Director of GrubStreet‘s Muse and the Marketplace writing conference, and is an organizer for the Boston Writers of Color Group. She received her MFA in fiction from the Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. She lives in Somerville, MA.
Sonya is currently writing a novel about park rangers of color. If you are a park ranger of color working for the National Park Service, the U.S. Forest Service, a State Park, or if you’re simply a nature-lover of color, please contact me– I would love to interview you.