L.L. Madrid

Fiction Writer

Tucson, AZ 85755

Author's Bio

L.L. Madrid lives in Tucson and has an affinity for desert creatures and other feral things. L.L. was a Best of the Net 2018 finalist and is the 2017 recipient of the Luminaire Award for best prose. Most recently, her short stories have appeared in the This Side of the Divide, and She's Lost Control anthologies. When she’s not writing, she edits a peculiar journal called Speculative 66.

Literary agent: 
Rhea Lyons

Publications & Prizes

THIS SIDE OF THE DIVIDE Stories of the American West (Baobab Press, 2019)
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101 Words
After the Pause
Bartleby Snopes
Devilfish Review
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Literary Orphans
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The Broke Bohemian
Third Wednesday
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L.L. Madrid was awarded Alternating Current's 2017 Luminaire Award for Best Prose for her short story, Ephemeral Girls. This story was also a finalist for Best of the Net and nominated for a Pushcart. 

Her short story, The Rat Girl of Saint Bruno's, won The Furious Gazelle's 2015 Halloween contest and received honorable mention in The Speculative Literature Foundation's 2015 Working Class Writers Grant.

Madrid's micro-fiction piece, Summertime Dusk, won 101 Word's 17th writing contest.

Her flash piece, What Groupon Says was nominated for Best Small Fictions 2016. 

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Last update: Sep 11, 2019