Bio:

Tina Barry is the author of Mall Flower, her first book of poems and short fiction (Big Table Publishing, 2016) and Beautiful Raft, prose poems based on the lives of Virginia Haggard, the artist Marc Chagall's lover, and Haggard's daughter Jean McNeil (fall 2019). Two pieces in Mall Flower were nominated for the Pushcart prize; one of the stories was included in The Best Small Fictions 2016 anthology. Her poems and flash fiction have appeared in numerous literary magazines and anthologies, including The American Poetry Journal; Drunken Boat; Lost in Thought; Flash-Frontier; Yes, Poetry; A Constellation of Kisses anthologyNasty Women Poets, an Unapologetic Anthology of Subversive Verse; Feckless Cunt, Exposure: An Anthology of Microfiction; and Veils, Halos and Shackles: Poetry on the Oppression and Empowerment of Women. Barry received a M.F.A. in creative writing from Long Island University, Brooklyn, in 2014. She lives in upstate New York.