Tanya Bomsta writes by morning and works a day job the rest of the time. She was born on the West coast, grew up near the East coast, and has lived many places in between.
Her essays have been published in The Gettysburg Review, The Florida Review, The Iowa Review, december, and elsewhere. She has also published scholarship and reviews in Assay and Pleiades. Her writing has won several awards, including a Florida Review’s Editor Award, an offered Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Award, and a Sustainable Arts Foundation finalist award. Her work has also been listed among the Notable Essays of the Best American Essays.