Short stories by Sonya Larson

Sonya Larson’s short fiction and essays have appeared in Best American Short Stories, Ploughshares, Kenyon Review, American Short Fiction, American Literary Review, Poets & Writers, Writer’s ChronicleAmazon Originals,, West Branch, Salamander, Memorious, The Harvard Advocate, Pangyrus, Solstice Magazine, Del Sol Review, Red Mountain ReviewThe 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.

Listing 2 stories.

A teenage girl living in a near-future Cape Cod battles with her biology teacher over climate change. Her teacher argues that young people lack the motivation to fight climate crisis, but the girl reveals an unexpectedly deep understanding of sustainability.

When a Chinese American female triathlete dates a Burmese man, she does so because she wants sex. But when the man starts to make her feel happy, she pulls away, caring more about her own sexual satisfaction than the man's emotions or her own.