Tanya Farrelly is the author of two books: When Black Dogs Sing, a short story collection (Winner of the Kate O’ Brien Award 2017) and The Girl Behind the Lens, a literary thriller published by Harper Collins. Her stories have won prizes and been shortlisted in many competitions, among them the Hennessy Awards, the RTE Francis MacManus Awards, the Cuirt New Writing Prize and the William Trevor International Short Story Competition. Her stories have been widely published, appearing in literary journals such as the Cuirt Annual, the Incubator Journal and Crannog magazine. She has also read her work on RTE’s Sunday Miscellany. In 2013, Tanya completed a PhD in Creative and Critical Writing at Bangor University, Wales. She works as an EFL teacher and a creative writing facilitator. She lives with her husband and fellow-writer David Butler in Bray, County Wicklow. Together they host Staccato Spoken Word night.
Links to articles/stories:
The Prodigal (Francis MacManus 2015)
What Happened at the Clarkes: https://soundcloud.com/crimewriter/what-happened-at-the-clarkes-read-by-keith-burke
Original Music on What Happened at the Clarkes by Keith Burke: https://www.youtube.com/user/keithaburke