Tam May was born in Israel but grew up in the United States. She earned her English degree in Israel before returning to the States. She also has a Master's degree in English and worked as an English college instructor and EFL (English as a Foreign Language) teacher before she became a full-time writer. She started writing when she was 14 and writing became her voice. She writes psychological fiction that explores emotional realities informed by past experiences, dreams, feelings, fantasies, nightmares, imagination, and self-analysis.
Her first book, a short story collection titled Gnarled Bones And Other Stories is out now in paperback and ebook. She is currently working on a novella series called the Waxwood Series set in a Northern California resort town. The series explores crumbling relationships between members of the wealthy San Francisco Alderdice family. In Book 1, The Order of Actaeon, the Alderdice son and heir falls into the hands of a charismatic older man obsessed with power and leadership during a summer vacation in the resort town of Waxwood. The second book, The Claustrophobic Heart, introduces Gena Flax, a young woman who must cope with the mental deterioration of her aunt during their summer stay at Waxwood. In the last book of the series, Dandelion Children, Vivian, the daughter of the Alderdice family is drawn into the disturbed life of the man who ruined her brother during one rainy summer in Waxwood.
She is also working on another book titled House of Masks about a woman’s involvement in the lives of her eccentric and embittered neighbors that frees her from her own isolation and loneliness after the death of her father. For more information, feel free to check out her website at www.tammayauthor.com.
She currently lives in Texas but calls San Francisco and the Bay Area home. When she’s not writing, she’s reading classic literature and watching classic films
Gnarled Bones and Other Stories
NOMINATED FOR A 2017 SUMMER INDIE BOOK AWARD.
Gnarled Bones and Other Stories explores five tales of loss, fear, and guilt where strange and spooky events impact people's lives in ways that are profound and unchangeable.
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