My mother’s little treasure lay hidden in a blue, faux leather jewelry box, just large enough to have once held a ring or, perhaps, a pair of earrings. I found it nestled in a corner of her dresser drawer, peeled away its tissue paper swaddling, and exposed the desiccated vestige of my own umbilical cord.
CHARLES YU is the author of three books, including the novel How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe, which was a New York Times Notable Book and named one of the best books of the year by Time magazine. He was nominated for two WGA awards for his work on HBO’s Westworld and has also written for an
Sonora Review is proud to announce the winner of our 2018 Poetry contest. The winner will receive $1000 and publication in SR Issue 74, themed The Future, forthcoming this summer. The editors would like to thank all contestants for sharing their work with us as well as our judge, Harmony Holiday, for her generosity of
Sonora Review is proud to announce the winners of our 2018 Fiction and Essay contests. Each winner will receive $1000 and publication in SR Issue 74, themed The Future, forthcoming this summer. The editors would like to thank all contestants for sharing their work with us as well as the judges for their generosity of
A small two-bedroom across the street from a shooting range. They’ve moved east to escape California and the wildfires that claimed two of their houses. He manages the local record store. She spends sullen afternoons doing voice work in her home studio—radio commercials and jingles, mostly. Every time he leaves home, she says, “Don’t get