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“Q County Colored Penitentiary” by Sonya Larson

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When a boy strays too far from home he finds something sinister in the woods. He can't see it then, but the ripples of this discovery will impact him for life.


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About the Author
Sonya Larson’s short fiction and essays have appeared in Best American Short Stories 2017, American Short Fiction, American Literary Review, Poets & Writers, Writer’s Chronicle, Audible.com, West Branch, Salamander, Memorious, Del Sol Review, Red Mountain Review, The Hub, and more. She has received honors and fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Vermont Studio Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, St. Botolph Club Foundation, and more. Sonya currently works as Director of the Muse and the Marketplace literary conference, hosted by GrubStreet in Boston, as well as Director of GrubStreet’s race and advocacy work. She received an MFA in fiction at the Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College, and is currently writing a novel.
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