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April 4-6, 2025

Word of South

Tanya Grae

Tanya Grae is debut author of Undoll (YesYes Books), winner of the 2019 Julie Suk Award for Best Book of Poetry by a Literary Press and a 2019 Florida Book Award. A National Poetry Series finalist, she was selected for Best New Poets 2019 and is the recipient of two Academy of American Poets Prizes 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, and The Massachusetts Review. She lives in Tallahassee and teaches at Florida State University.