Sonia Alejandra Rodriguez is a Mexican writer and educator living in Queens, New York. Her stories have been published in Strange Horizons, Acentos Review, Longreads, Okay Donkey, Reckon Review, Mixed Mag, Hobart After Dark, and elsewhere. Sonia’s writing has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, Best Small Fiction, and Best Microfiction. When she wants to avoid working, she makes paper flowers. You can follow her across all social media at
Behind the Scenes with Sonia Alejandra Rodriguez, author of Lily.
In this episode, we learn vital information such as: Does Sonia have a plant named Shmoney? And what research went into deciding that succulents would talk smack?