Maya Sonenberg
Contributor History

Maya Sonenberg’s first story collection, Cartographies, received the Drue Heinz Prize, and her second, Voices from the Blue Hotel, was published in 2007. More recent work appears in Fairy Tale Review, upstreet, New Ohio Review, and Hotel Amerika. She lives in Seattle and teaches in the creative writing program at the University of Washington.



In Print

Vol. 69
Being Bodies
Fall 2017
Edited by Bradford Morrow


April 17, 2018
There was a socket in the wall my mother told me not to touch. The wire innards of the plug spilled out of the unguarded hole. The wires looked like black spaghetti.
April 10, 2018
“And you say they’ve been here how long?”

     “We don’t know exactly. Our estimate is a month, approximately. It’s difficult to be sure, we don’t keep tabs on our employees, so it could well be longer, a month and a few days, perhaps.”
April 3, 2018
Cold hole in my right pant
through which
                        grass’s eyelash brushes my calf,
flirty infinite