Tanya Grae


PO Box 12758
Tallahassee, FL 32317-2758

Author's Bio

Tanya Grae is the author of UNDOLL (YesYes Books, 2019), a National Poetry Series finalist. She is the recipient of two Academy of American Poets Prizes, and in 2016, she won the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival Poetry Prize, selected by Yusef Komunyakaa. Her poems and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in AGNI, American Poetry Review, Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, New Ohio Review, Post Road, New South, Barrow Street, The Massachusetts Review, and other places. Grae teaches at Florida State University while finishing her doctorate. Find out more at: tanyagrae.com

Publications & Prizes

Undoll (YesYes Books, 2019)
Lethe (Five Oaks Press, 2018)
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Apalachee Review
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The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature
Prizes won: 
  • Winner, John Shaw Academy of American Poets Prize (2018)
  • Finalist, National Poetry Series (2017);
  • Finalist, Saturnalia Book Prize (2017);
  • Finalist, Four Way Levis Prize (2017);
  • Winner, Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival Poetry Prize, (2016);
  • Finalist, Permafrost Book Prize (2017);
  • Finalist, Four Way Book Intro Prize (2016);
  • Finalist, The Brittingham and Pollak Prizes (2016);
  • Distinguished Mention, Tupelo Press Open Reading Period (2016);
  • Finalist, The Florida Review Editors' Prize (2013);
  • Winner, Arden Goettling Academy of American Poets Prize (2010)

More Information

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Identifies as: 
Feminist, Irish American, Native American
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Born in: 
South Carolina
Raised in: 
Air Force base towns all over the US
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Last update: Dec 08, 2018