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Tanya Nichols


Lecturer Tanya Nichols received her MFA in Creative Writing (Fiction) from Fresno State, where she now teaches writing and literature courses. She serves as the coordinator of the English Department's annual Young Writers’ Conference and as faculty adviser and editor-in-chief of the San Joaquin Review journal.

Tanya is the author of the novel The Barber’s Wife, published in 2014 by Alternative Book Press. Her work has appeared in the North Carolina Literary Review, the Sycamore Review, In the Grove, and the San Joaquin Review.