Tammye Huf is a former teacher, and now works as a translator and copywriter. Her short stories have been published in various magazines, including Diverse Voices Quarterly and The Penmen Review. She was runner-up in the 2018 London Magazine Short Story Prize.
Originally from the USA, she moved first to Germany and then to the UK with her
husband and three children.
Interviews and Features
October Newsletter from Turnaround
‘The art is highly detailed and evokes both time periods perfectly, showing a level of research and care that many reader will appreciate. It is also a style that lends itself to several different tones whether it be gritty murder, or the almost supernatural ambience the story takes at certain times. This is another strong showing from Hannah Eaton and perfect for Halloween reading. All fans of horror comics will want to give this a look.’
Tammye Huf on Brighton Book Club
“I think knowing your history helps you to understand who you are. I think your past remains with you in your present; we are who we are because of who we’ve been and who our ancestors were.”
“My great-great grandparents were not alone in this interracial relationship in pre-civil war South; I found documentation a number of other couples who actually were able to get past the racial barrier and fall in love and be together.”
“For this particular book, during this strange racial climate that we’re in, with division and strife, I do hope that a book like this could help to…bring people forward.”
Listen again HERE.
A More Perfect Union and New Daughters of Africa in Stylist
‘A More Perfect Union by Tammye Huf (out 15 October, £12.99, Myriad Editions) is an epic love story between an Irish immigrant and a Black slave that you should pre-order now. There’s also the paperback release of New Daughters Of Africa (£14.99, Myriad Editions, out now) edited by Margaret Busby, which embraces every genre you can think of: fiction, poetry, letters, drama and journalism from such jaw-dropping names as Roxane Gay, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Yrsa Daley-Ward.’
Love Reading: Must Read Novels by Black Writers
‘From thought-provoking literary fiction to coming-of-age life-changers that speak to all ages, our ever-growing collection of outstanding novels by black writers presents a richness of reading experiences. ‘
See the list in full HERE.