Victoria Sandbrook

Victoria Sandbrook writes speculative fiction of the resistance, attic wives, and the fantastic.

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Victoria is a fantasy writer, freelance editor, and Viable Paradise XVIII graduate. Her short fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in SWORD & SONNET, SHIMMER, CAST OF WONDERS, LUNA STATION QUARTERLY, and others. She is an avid hiker, sometimes knitter, long-form talker, and initiate baker. She often loiters around libraries, checking out anything from picture books to monographs. She spends most of her days attempting to wrangle a ferocious, destructive, jubilant tiny human. Victoria, her husband, and their daughter live in Brockton, Massachusetts. She reviews books and shares writerly nonsense at and on Twitter at @vsandbrook.

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Phalium arium ssp. anams

Published Nov 28, 2018 · 904 words (4 minutes) · 9 views


A carnival sideshow. A few cryptids, captive in plain sight. A really boring date. And magic.

Each morning, our little ones would gather up dozens of snails and put them on our patio table and watch them take their trip back to the flower beds they came from.


Taking Care of Business

Published Mar 11, 2018 · 3,715 words (14 minutes) · 1 like · 205 views


A modern-day icon is resurrected as a biomechanical curiosity in steampunk London--to the deafening joy of his many fans.