About Tania

Tania Chandler is a Melbourne-based writer, writing teacher and editor. Her novels have been published in Australia and internationally, selected for reading programs and shortlisted for awards.

Tania teaches creative writing at Kew Neighbourhood Learning Centre and Span Community House, and mentors writers. She has run workshops for Writers Victoria, various libraries and festivals, and is the co-creator of Writers on Ice (a vlog about writing, books and ice skating!).

Publications and awards

All That I Remember About Dean Cola, 2021 Scribe Publications. Awards: 2022 Davitt Awards – short-listed.

Please Don’t Leave Me Here, 2015 Scribe Publications (also published in UK, Germany (Suhrkamp) and Poland (Wizard Media, 2021)) Awards: 2016 Ned Kelly Awards, Best First Fiction – short-listed | 2016 Davitt Awards for Best Debut Book – short-listed.

Dead in the Water, 2016 Scribe Publications (also published in Germany (Suhrkamp) and Poland (Wizard Media, 2021)) Awards: 2017 Davitt Awards – short-listed.

Photo credit: Creative Journey