Victoria Lynn Smith writes short stories and essays, and also enjoys writing a blog. In 2022, her short story "Maginot Line," won second place in the Hal Prize Contest for fiction. She has been published by Brevity Blog, Wisconsin Public Radio, Hive Literary Journal, Persimmon Tree, Jenny, 45th Parallel, Mason Street Review, and Rathalla Review, among others. She has nearly completed a collection of short stories. She is a member of Wisconsin Writers Association, Lake Superior Writers, Red Oak Writing, and Write On, Door County.