L.L. Madrid Makes Things Up
L.L. Madrid lives in Tucson where she can smell the rain before it falls. She resides with her daughter, an odd cat, and on occasion, a scorpion or two. She likes food spicy, beer sour, and words whispered.
She was nominated for both a Pushcart and Best of the Net for her short story, Ephemeral Girls. This story also received Alternating Current's 2017 Luminaire Award for Best Prose.
Aiming for God was nominated for Best of the Net 2017.
Summertime Dusk won 101 Word’s 17th Issue Writing Contest.
What Groupon Says was nominated for Best Small Fictions 2016.
The Speculative Literature Foundation's working class grant named her as an honorable mention in 2015 and 2017.
When she's not writing her own stories, she's reading for Speculative 66, where she is Editor-In-Chief. (http://speculative66.weebly.com/)
The Casita on Flower Street in Baoboa Press's upcoming anthology, This Side of the Divide, will be out in February, 2019.
Below the Dripstones will be in the all female anthology from Post Mortem Press, She's Lost Control, available February 2019.