Sonya Moor

French and British writer of short fiction

Sonya Moor is a French and British writer of short fiction, who previously published under the pen name P.V. Wolseley. She has a B.A. in Art History from the Courtauld Institute of Art and an M.A. in Creative Writing from Manchester Metropolitan University. She lives and works in Paris.

Sonya Moor
Sonya Moor, photo credit Christophe Dellière. Copyright © 2021 Christophe Dellière. All rights reserved.

Publications & news

Esther Ferrer, illustration La Comète
La comète by Esther Ferrer, after the short story ‘The Comet’ (published by Cōnfingō in Spring 2021). Photo credit: Christophe Dellière. Copyright © 2021 Christophe Dellière. All rights reserved.

The Letters Page

Vol. 6 #3 | 21 July 2022 | short story/essay hybrid, and interview

adda

Speak OUT! | Issue 2 | 23 May 2022 | short story/essay hybrid

Silver Apples

2021 | interview

Bristol Short Story Prize

2021 | notable contender

Subtitles (Eng.) for Sylvain Ferrari’s short film La voie du berger

a meditative and captivating ode to lives manifold and unique to their setting

Esther Ferrer, illustration La Comète
De l’autre côté by Valentine Fournier, collage for the short story ‘After Ever Happy’. Photo credit: Christophe Dellière. Copyright ©2021 Christophe Dellière. All rights reserved.

Cōnfingō 15

Spring 2021 | short story

Juxta Press

Juxta/Position(s) | 17 March 2021 | short story/essay hybrid

Fish Short Story Prize

2020/21 | longlisted

A Personal Anthology

for Jonathan Gibbs | 22 January 2021 | contributor

DISQUIET International Literary Program

2020 | longlisted

Hammond House International Literary Prize

2020 | editor’s pick

Cinnamon Press Literature Award

2020 | shortlisted

The Bramley

vol. 1 | 2019 | ekphrastic flash fictions

Guest reader

Flash Fiction Saturday Night in Armagh County Museum | January 2019

Guest blog

for Byddi Lee | January 2019

DISQUIET International Literary Program

2019 | notable entry

Sean O'Faolain Short Story Competition

2019 | longlisted and highly commended

Bridport Short Story Prize

2018 | shortlisted

Cinnamon Press Debut Fiction Prize

2018 | finalist

May You

The Walter Swan Prize Anthology | ed. SJ Bradley | Valley Press | 2018 | short story

Small Pleasures podcast

The podcast that discusses great short stories and greatness in the short-story form – listen on PodBean or YouTube.

Episode 4: ‘Red Market’

by Sheila Armstrong

Episode 6: ‘Missing Out’

by Leila Aboulela

Word foundlings

When I’m out walking, I collect scraps of conversation – anything that charms or troubles my ear, or that leaves behind the scent of a story. Here are some favourites, from the streets of Paris...

The ‘making of’ some of my short stories and short-story/essay hybrids...

Photo credits: Sonya Moor. Copyright ©2022 Sonya Moor. All rights reserved.

Contact

Reach me here sonyamoor@gmail.com.