Place of birth
South Africa
Place of residence
South Africa

Tanya Chan-Sam

Short biography
Tanya Chan-Sam is a South African writer.

She has performed at literature festivals in Sheffield, Cape Town and London. She is a member of Inscribe and was selected for a mentorship award with Apprenticeships in Fiction 2007. Her writing is published in the UK and South Africa. She is published in: The Invisible Ghetto (Cosaw, 1993); Deviant Desire (Ravan, 1994); A Woman Sits Down to Write (Schuster, 2003); Women Flashing (Schuster, 2005); 180 Degrees. (Oshun, 2005); Tell Tales 2 (Flipped Eye, 2006); Hair (Suitcase Press, 2006) and Sable (Autumn 2006 and Autumn 2007). Her short story chapbook, Mr Mohani and Oher Stories was published by Inscribe/Peepal Tree Press, (2008), but is now out of print.