About

Tanya Grae is debut author of Undoll (YesYes Books 2019), winner of the Julie Suk Award and a Florida Book Award, as well as a National Poetry Series finalist. Selected for Best New Poets 2019 by Cate Marvin, she is the recipient of a Kingsbury Fellowship, two Academy of American Poets Prizes, a Kerouac Residency, and the Tennessee Williams Poetry Prize, selected by Yusef Komunyakaa. Her poems and essays have appeared widely in journals, including Ploughshares, American Poetry Review, AGNI, Prairie Schooner, Post Road, and The Massachusetts Review. She holds an MFA from Bennington College and a Ph.D. from Florida State University. She lives in Tallahassee and teaches creative writing at Florida State University.