L.L. Madrid lives in Tucson where she can smell the rain before it falls. She resides with her five-year-old daughter, a mysterious cat, and on occasion, a scorpion or two. She likes food spicy, beer sour, and words whispered.
She was awarded Alternating Current's 2017 Luminaire Award for Best Prose for her short story, Ephemeral Girls.
Aiming for God is nominated for Best of the Net 2017.
Summertime Dusk won 101 Word's 17th writing contest.
What Groupon Says was nominated for Best Small Fictions 2016.
Her short story, "The Rat Girl of Saint Bruno's," received honorable mention in The Speculative Literature Foundation's 2015 Working Class Writers Grant.
When she's not writing her own stories, she's reading for Speculative 66, where she is Editor-In-Chief. (http://speculative66.weebly.com/)
Look for L.L. Madrid's forthcoming story, To Pull Apart a Perforated Heart in Star 82 Review.
Links to additional stories can be found at her website.