about me

reader / writer / raconteur

Tanya Byrne was born in London and now lives in Brighton with her dog, Frida. She has written three novels, the first of which earned her a nomination for New Writer of the Year at the National Book Awards.

Her short story, HACKNEY MOON, was recently included in A CHANGE IS GONNA COME, an anthology of short stories and poetry that was named Children’s Book of the Week in the Sunday Times.

Her next book, FLOORED, a collaborative novel with Sara Barnard, Holly Bourne, Non Pratt, Melinda Salisbury, Lisa Williamson and Eleanor Wood, is out in July.

Tanya is also a freelance journalist and has written for The Guardian, The Pool and The Big Issue.

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