Tonya Rice writes contemporary and historical stories, focusing on family life. She was a participant in the very first year of the University of Virginia Young Writer’s Workshop and has known since those early days that writing stories and poems was pretty much all she wished to do. She is currently editing her new novel, set in the South, during the mid to late 20th century.
Tonya is a native of Richmond, Virginia. She received her BA from Hollins College and her MFA from National University. In addition to the blog, Front Porch, Sweet Tea, and a Pile of Books, she manages the classic film blog, Goosepimply All Over. Tonya also a member of She Writes and James River Writers. She lives in Virginia with her family, which includes their cat with whom she shares her office and ultimately her desk.