Victoria Lynn Smith lives in Wisconsin by Lake Superior. She writes fiction, creative nonfiction, and articles. She placed second in the 2020 Hal Prize Fiction Contest, and in 2020, she won first place in the Lake Superior Writers' Short-Short Fiction Contest. Her work has appeared on Wisconsin Public Radio, Brevity Blog, Better Than Starbucks, and in several regional publications. Her dream is to one day visit the Shetland Islands.