Episode 5: “Marta’s Smile” by Maria Haskins

R. B. Wood

Former technologist, world traveler, & storyteller.

My dear friend Maria Haskins joins us with her haunting story, “Marta’s Smile,” based on the February theme of Secret Crush.

Host: R. B. Wood

Maria Haskins is a Swedish-Canadian writer and reviewer of speculative fiction. She lives just outside Vancouver with a husband, two children, several birds, a snake, and a black dog. Her short story collection Six Dreams About the Train & Other Stories was published in 2021. Maria’s work has appeared in The Best Horror of the Year Volume 13Black Static, Interzone, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Strange Horizons, The Deadlands, and elsewhere.