Writer, Author, Storyteller

SONJA'S SHORT STORIES

The stories you'll hear have been planted, grown and nurtured throughout my life before they were ripe to be harvested. I hope you’ll have as much pleasure listening to them as I had composing and reading. 


Enjoy!

Sonja
 

ABOUT SONJA

Sonja is the author of three biographies, a travel guide and a book of short stories. She has worked as a journalist, editor, magazine contributor and correspondent in Hamburg, Germany, New York and Los Angeles for petraCOSMOPOLITANMAX and Architectural Digest. She currently lives in Pacific Palisades with her husband and their dog.

 

She has studied short story and creative writing at UCLA and loves to listen to short story Podcasts. Her favorites are The New Yorker Fiction, PRI - Selected Shorts and The Moth.

 

In 2016 she started the “Palisades Woman’s Writers Group” - PaliPens - which attracted incredibly talented women from her neighborhood who are all working on promising projects. The group meets every month.

 

Her stories were recently performed at the New Short Fiction Series in Los Angeles, where established actors brought her characters to life. 

Her latest book “CABIN FEVER EXORCISM” is now on Amazon and Kindle

SONJA'S BOOKS

Sonja is the author of 3 biographies and a travel guide.

Her latest book of short stories is:  CABIN FEVER EXORCISM

HILLARY CLINTON

Biography

MERYL STREEP

Biography

JODIE FOSTER

Biography

MARCO POLO - LA TRAVEL GUIDE

Travel Guide

Written and Read by Sonja Alper

SHORT STORIES

A Life in Dreams

She's a lonely teenager with hopes, dreams and angst and too much fantasy - or not?

A Life in Dreams - Sonja Alper
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Hershel

He's a lonely widower with a saxophone, looking for a female companion when he hears the four magic words...

Hershel - Sonja Alper
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Mandala

He's trying to find himself...Will he?

Mandala - Sonja Alper
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The Universe of CeCe

It was a hug with no strings attached.

And I survived it with a big smile on my face.

CeCe - Sonja Alper
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Tante Lulu

Tante Lulu has this gift, my mother calls it crazy,

she sees and talks to dead people.

Tante Lulu - Sonja Alper
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Metamorphosis

The young man wears the collar of our dog around his neck

and a t-shirt and shorts

Metamorphosis - Sonja Alper
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Time Capsule

Wasn’t it more than just coincidence that right then,

way up above in the skies, Neil Armstrong placed his big clunky foot ever so slightly into powdered moon dust?

Time Capsule - Sonja Alper
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CONTACT

Get in touch with me for more information about my previous and future projects.

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