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.