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HI, I'M TALYA

I'm a journalist and editor based in Brooklyn. I'm currently the deputy culture editor of the Forward, and my writing has also appeared in The New York Times and The Atlantic. I've been a finalist for a Deadline Club Award and won awards for profile writing, feature reporting and art criticism from the American Jewish Press Association. My fiction, non-fiction and playwriting has received awards from the BBC, Crab Orchard Review and Jewish Quarterly.

 
 
 
OTHER WRITING

"Florestan" — radio play for Chatterbox Audio Theater

PRESS

"In light of Philip Roth’s death, we look at the Jewish intellectual tradition and its impact on America" — Appearance on KPCC's AirTalk, May 23, 2018

"Award-Winning Story Reflects Writer's Youth In Denver" — Interview on Colorado Public Radio's Colorado Matters, May 9, 2016

 
 

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