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April 4-6, 2025

Word of South

Tara Lynn Masih

Tara Lynn Masih is a National Jewish Book Award Finalist and winner of a Julia Ward Howe Award, a 2018 Florida Book Award, a Benjamin Franklin Award, and multiple Foreword Book of the Year Awards. She is the author of the acclaimed novel My Real Name Is Hanna and editor of The Rose Metal Press Field Guide to Writing Flash Fiction. How We Disappear is her second story collection and won a bronze medal in the 2022 Florida Book Awards. She lives in St. Augustine, Florida, and will be appearing at Word of South as part of our panel of Florida Book Award fiction winners.