Tina Barry is the author of Mall Flower, 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 (Big Table, 2019). Her poems and flash fiction have appeared in numerous literary magazines and anthologies, including Rattle, Verse Daily, The Best Short Fictions 2020 (spotlighted story) and 2016. The American Poetry Journal,
Lascaux Review, Flash-Frontier, The Third River, Yes, Poetry, Sky Island Journal, Nixes Mate, A Constellation of Kisses anthology, Nasty Women Poets, Feckless Cunt, Exposure: An Anthology of Microfiction, and Veils, Halos and Shackles: Poetry on the Oppression and Empowerment of Women, and upcoming in Literary Mama and Mom Egg Review. In 2023, Barry's essay "Hosed" was chosen by Writersread.org to be performed at the City Winery in NYC. Her poem "Oh, the carnies" was nominated for a Best of the Net award 2024, and her short fiction "I Tell Henrietta That Before I Left My Boyfriend" was nominated for a Best Microfiction award 2024. Barry is a three-time Pushcart Prize nominee and has Best of the Net and Best Microfiction nods. She teaches poetry and fiction at The Poetry Barn and Writers.com. Barry received a M.F.A. in creative writing from Long Island University, Brooklyn, in 2014. She lives in upstate New York.