I am the author of two story collections: My Mother Was An Upright Piano: Fictions (Tangent Books, 2012), and The White Road and Other Stories (Salt, 2008; commended, 2009 Orange Award for New Writers).
My short stories and poetry have been widely published in print and online and broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and 4.
My poems won 3rd prize in the 2014 Ruskin Poetry Prize and have been published in Magma, Obsessed with Pipework, Butcher's Dog, Poems in Which, Poem magazine, Amaryllis, and Ink, Sweat & Tears.
I am curator of ShortStops (www.shortstops.info), celebrating short story activity across the UK & Ireland, a Royal Literary Fund fellow at Bristol University and studying for a PhD in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University.
I am co-author of the new book, Writing Short Stories: A Writers' & Artists' Companion (Bloomsbury, Dec 2014). www.taniahershman.com
Because I have to, otherwise how would i know what I think?
Etgar Keret & Samir el-Youssef "Gaza Blues"
Melvin J. Bukiet "A Faker's Dozen"
Rusty Barnes "Breaking it Down"
Roy Kesey "All Over"
John Klima (ed) "Logorrhea: Good Words Make Good Stories"
Kelley Eskridge "Dangerous Space"
18 Lies and 3 Truths: StoryQuarterly 2007 Annual
Aimee Bender "Wilful Creatures"
Paddy O'Reilly "The End of the World"
Annie Clarkson "Winter Hands"
Yannick Murphy "In a Bear's Eye"
Declan Meade (ed) "Let's Be Alone Together"
Lise Erdrich "Night Train"
Interfictions: An Anthology of Interstitial Writing
Alexandra Chasin "Kissed By"
Tamar Yellin "Kafka in Bronteland"
Mary Miller "Big World"
Ali Smith "The First Person and Other Stories"
Petina Gappah "An Elegy for Easterly"
So lovely to meet you at KGB Tania! One of my highlights of the entire trip! Your book is wonderful and I hope our paths cross again sometime soon.
Hi, Tania. Thank you--and right back at you. And big congrats on your book. I want a copy. Please tell me where to order it.
muchas gracias, dear tania for favoring "happy feet". a happy penguin thanks you.
Hullo, Tania, great to see you here - looking forward to reading more of you :)
you are already mysterious enough!
hi tania, good to see you here & many thanks for commenting on "The Serious Writer Occupies Wall Street". have you been to st paul's tent settlement when in london? i never made it there, too little time during my last visit. toodle-pip to you!
Thank you, Tania! Look forward to reading you in Matter Journal!
Hello, Tania. Good to find you over here. Hope I can make you one of my 'contacts', once I can find out how to do that. :) I'm @OscarWindsor over on Twitter, BTW.
Tania, Thank you for your kind words about "The Birds." You are a great reviewer!
Thanks for the note, Tania. Great story you posted! Best of luck with the grant.
Tania, thanks kindly for your comments on "The Fair". Thrilled you liked it. How's the move going???? David
Would you join the SmokeLong group, and add "Coat and Shoes" to the stories there?
Hi, T! :)
I really liked "My Name is Henry" and would like to read more of your stuff.
Hi Tania! Great to see you here!
Thanks Kat, it's very exciting! My virtual book tour kicks off today, see www.thewhiteroadandotherstories.com
Congratulations on your book!