Tangea Tansley


Born in Zimbabwe and based in Perth, Tangea Tansley is the author of several books including the newly released novel Out of Place (2014) and the critically acclaimed A Break in the Chain:The Early Kozminskys (2011).
Her short stories, essays and articles have been broadcast on ABC Radio National and published in national and international journals, magazines and newspapers.
She was joint-winner of the 2013 Todhunter Literary Award for one of her short stories while others have been anthologised and shortlisted in other national awards including the Julie Lewis and the A B Natoli. She is also the winner of the Launceston Tasmania Literary Award 2015 for her short story, My Mother Was A Russian Spy.
She has a background in magazine editing and publishing, journalism and university lecturing.
She can be contacted through her website.


Thousandth miles

EssayPHUC COMES TO give me flowers and my husband a bottle of wine. He has to catch two buses and walk a fair way from the city to deliver his gifts. His reason for coming this evening, he says,...

What’s this thing called sex?

GR OnlineI GOT TO know Bunty because of Dad. Reacting in shock, my father had put the house on the market the day after Mum died. To his great surprise – and stirring up a further depth of grief when...

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