Best American Essays, Good Housekeeping, LA Times, Vice
Tammy Delatorre is an award-winning writer who has been recognized twice for Notable Essays in the Best American Essays and is a three-time Pushcart Prize nominee. Author Cheryl Strayed selected her essay, “Out of the Swollen Sea,” for the Payton Prize. Her writing has appeared in Los Angeles Times, Good Housekeeping, Salon, Vice, The Rumpus, and many other venues. She just completed and sold her first memoir. Over her tenure as a writer, Tammy earned a Steinbeck Fellowship, a grant from the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, a partial fellowship to the Summer Literary Series in Tbilisi, Georgia, and a Writing by Writers writing residency. She obtained her MFA from Antioch University and also studied fiction and essay writing at Writing Pad.