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Tanya Paperny

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Tanya Paperny is a writer, translator, and editor in Washington, D.C. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Harper’s Magazine, PANK, Washington City Paper, VICE, The Millions, The Literary Review, The Massachusetts Review, and elsewhere. She holds an MFA in nonfiction writing and literary translation from Columbia University's School of the Arts and is the recipient of fellowships and grants from the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Vermont Studio Center, and OMI International Arts Center. More information at

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