Author: Tanya Nightingale

Tanya won the Yorkshire Open Poetry Competition in 2008. She is Reviews Editor for Dream Catcher Magazine and had poetry published in Orbis Acumen, Other Poetry and Poetry Nottingham, amongst others. She appeared as guest writer on Helen Burke’s radio show ‘Word Salad’ for East Leeds FM (twice) and has performed in International Women’s Week with Real People Theatre. Tanya performed with Rose Drew in ‘She’s the Cultured One’ at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2011, at the Galtres Festival in July 2013 and a specially-commissioned show at the Keats Shelley House in Rome in May 2014.Her first full-length poetry collection ‘The Problem with Beauty’ appeared with Stairwell Books in September 2015. She is delighted to be part of the YorkMix writing team.