Thank you, WTAW Press, for including me in your 2018 titles! I’m honored that my chapbook People are Naturally Attracted to You was released in March 2018 at AWP! 

Creative Writing Teacher Tanya Perkins on a Vancouver Ferry

Me in Vancouver last Summer

Tanya Perkins is an assistant professor of English and coordinator of the creative writing program at Indiana University East, where she teaches composition, professional/technical and fictionwriting.  She earned an MA at Western Washington University and an MFA at Murray State University.  Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in numerous journals, including Fiction Southeast, The Raleigh Review, Big Muddy, Wilderness House Literary Review, The Forge, Certain Circuits, Arcadia, Emrys and others.  She is a fiction editor at Sliver of Stone and currently working on a collection of interlinked short stories.

Research interests include creative writing assessment, online resume-writing processes and service learning methods in the professional writing classroom.


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