Sophfronia Scott, Author Writing, laughing, and loving

My Publications

December 9, 2014 / by Sophfronia

Published Short Stories, Essays,
Reviews and Articles

Calling Me By My Name (Essay)Killens Review of Arts & Letters Spring/Summer 2015

Batty’s Wig Bear’s Witness (Short Story)Sleet Magazine Spring 2015.

Why I Must Dance Like Tony Manero (Essay), Ruminate MagazineFinalist-2014 VanderMey Nonfiction Prize, Winter 2014-2015

Honoring Autumn (Dervish Essay), Barnstorm Literary Journal, (text and recording) November 2014

Review of Astonish Me by Maggie Shipstead,  Mid-American Review Fall 2014.

Painting Pictures: A Review of Robin Black’s Life Drawing, Gently Read Literature Fall 2014.

The Son Also Rises: A Review of J.L. Torres’s The Accidental Native, Gently Read Literature Fall 2014.

Review of The Ogallala Road by Julene Bair, Mid-American Review Spring 2014.

Sometimes God Wears Orange Cowboy Boots (Short Story), Paddle Shots: River Pretty Writers Retreat Commemorative Anthology book October 2013

The Making of a Classic: A Review of Pamela Erens’s The Virgins, Gently Read Literature Fall 2013.

Review of Meaty by Samantha Irby, Mid-American Review Fall 2013.

Murder Will Not Be Tolerated (Short Story), The Saranac Review Fall 2013

Tain in the Rain (Essay), The Newtowner Magazine, Special Tribute Issue Fall 2013

The Personal Essay and the Pain of Experience: Communicating to the Broadest Possible Audience (Essay), Numero Cinq July 2013

Living By the Light of A Smile (Essay), Chicken Soup for the Soul: 20th Anniversary Reader’s Choice book June 2013

A Change in Direction (Essay), Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Writers book May 2013

A Reach For Our Better Angels: A Review of Robert Vivian’s Tall Grass Trilogy, Gently Read Literature Spring 2013

Love at the Speed of Sound: A Review of Elena Passarello’s Let Me Clear My Throat, Gently Read Literature Spring 2013

A Reckoning on the River: A Review of Robert Vivian’s novel Water and Abandon, Gently Read Literature Winter 2013

The Night Viera Kissed Her (Short Story), Sleet Magazine Fall 2012

White Shirts (Essay), Numero Cinq September 10-17, 2012 Issue

Writing Your Heart Open (Essay) Hunger Mountain Website, Another Loose Sally section, September 20, 2012

Review of Blue Sabine by Gerald Duff, Mid-American Review Fall 2012

Better Than Ever: Meet 4 Women Who Discovered Youth After 30O, The Oprah Magazine May 2012

Woman of Interest: Lucy Liu: More Magazine April 2012

The Blurb That Changed My Life: New York Room For Debate March 2012

Three Women Who Are Changing the Face of the Olympics: More Magazine November 2011

This Black Woman’s View of ‘The Help’: More Magazine Website August 2011



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  2. Great website, life and work. It was a pleasure to meet and travel with you in Puerto Rico, Sophfronia. You might be interested in my book, The Crack between the Worlds: a dancer’s memoir of loss, faith and family. I picked up a bit about your faith on the trip.

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