Maria Kuznetsova

Maria Kuznetsova is an MFA candidate in fiction at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Her fiction has received a Special Mention in the 2016 Pushcart Prize Anthology and appears or is forthcoming in Southern Review, Indiana Review, Iowa Review, Normal School, Pinch, New Ohio Review, and elsewhere. She is currently working on a novel as well as a story collection told from the perspective of the narrator of “Light Year.”

Light Year

By Maria Kuznetsova

The word was transient. “Temporary,” I said. “Fleeting.” Mrs. Gold sighed. We were going over my SAT flashcards at her kitchen table for the millionth time. I tried to pay […]