DAY 4: Tania Hershman

Tania Hershman’s third short story collection, Some Of Us Glow More Than Others, was published by Unthank Books in May 2017, and her debut poetry collection, Terms & Conditions, by Nine Arches Press in July. Tania is also the author of a poetry chapbook, Nothing Here Is Wild, Everything Is Open, and two short story collections, My Mother Was An Upright Piano, and The White Road and Other Stories, and co-author of Writing Short Stories: A Writers’ & Artists’ Companion (Bloomsbury, 2014). Tania is curator of short story hub ShortStops, celebrating short story activity across the UK & Ireland, and has a PhD in creative writing inspired by particle physics.


Further reading

Read: ‘Octopus’s Garden’ in Catapult

Review: Some of Us Glow More Than Others in Litro

Listen on: Soundcloud

Follow on Twitter: @taniahershman

Discover more: http://www.taniahershman.com


Resource: ShortStops, a short story hub


Writing prompt: Write a story incorporating the following words 

oranges, necklace, handbag, map, rummage, ocean, big, giant, lead, mug, paperclip, sunglasses, roses, file, mind, path, edge, yellow, plait, kiss, staple, diamond, cake, love, machine, dreams, voice, water, signature, right, sink