Alia Volz

Alia Volz’s stories and essays are found in Tin House, The Rumpus, ZYZZYVA, Defenestration, Nerve, The Writing Disorder’s “Best Nonfiction of 2012” anthology and elsewhere. She recently completed her first novel, a mean little cowboy noir in which all of your favorite characters die.

Stories By Alia Volz

My Mother the Ganja Dealer

Two kilos of marijuana mailed to a newborn baby ignited my hippy mom’s quarter-century career as a pot dealer—and launched a family legend that was almost too good to believe.