Tanya Zilinskas | Writer


Tanya Žilinskas is a first generation American and a native Californian. Her writing examines the layers of female and outsider experience, and the thin line between the worldly and otherworldly.

She is at work on California Gothic novel-in-stories.

She has fiction in/forthcoming in The Florida Review, Meetinghouse, X-R-A-Y, and Atticus Review. Her work has received support from Writing by Writers, Desert Nights, Rising Stars, and the University of San Francisco.

Tanya is the editor-in-chief at Invisible City, a reader for CRAFT, and an MFA candidate at the University of San Francisco.


wholesome family fun

That’s what this is, Dad keeps saying, a whole day full of it.
Read at Atticus Review

bad seeds

You were supposed to turn them over to the Department of Agriculture if you received them. Read at X-R-A-Y