Stories by

Maria ShaninaAuthor: Maria Shanina

Country of residence: Russia

Nationality: Russian

Mother tongue: Russia

Maria Shanina is a literary translator and a university lecturer from Russia.  After coming across a book by Ray Bradbury on the art of writing, she decided to challenge herself to write her first story in English.  Now Maria grabs a pen to draft every time she has a break.  Her stories have recently appeared in Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine and Foliate Oak Literary Magazine.



  • Shower Break

    February 3, 2016 • Flash Fiction
    Shower Break

    Flash Fiction by Maria Shanina


    You close the door, turn on the tap and wait till the water is right. You take off your clothes, put the slippers away and get under the flow of warmth and calmness... Read on...