Sharon Mertins was born during the disco years underneath the deep Guatemalan sky. She’s a fiction writer based in Berlin.

Her work has been published in Leopardskin and Limes, Literally Stories, The Wild Word, Jersey Devil Press, Cafe Irreal, Visual Verse, and has received an Honorable Mention for the Glimmer Train’s Short Story Award for New Writers.

She is also co-host and producer of The Story Strumpets literary podcast.