Hi, I am Tanya. I am a writer. I was born in Russia, spent my adolescence in Israel, have then lived in Canada, the US, the UK, and am now based in Israel again. 

I live here with my two kids and one trilingual labrador. The kids are trilingual too, in case you were wondering.

I write about language, identity, belonging, parenting, and sometimes other stuff.

In my past life, I was a linguist and have researched the structure of words in Oji-Cree, an Algonquian language spoken in Canada. Did you know that nobody really knows what a 'word' is? Not even linguists. Especially not linguists.

I suppose I've always loved words (whatever those are) but now I love them for the stories that they can tell.

I also love faces. Words and faces, yes.

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