Photo by Kierstin Bridger.
Two pieces by Victoria Large
She thought rock stars were more like doomed astronauts than real stars: blasting off, soaring until someone grabbed the escape hatch, and then hitting Earth.
Hot Lava Love
It was all tacky and sweet. He bought her a convenience store rose and a six-pack of hard lemonade. Alone in the garage, they kissed.
Victoria Large is a Massachusetts native who holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College. Her short fiction has appeared in such publications as Blink Ink, Cafe Irreal, Umbrella Factory Magazine, and Wordriver, and she has a story forthcoming in matchbook.