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Tiah Beautement

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About Tiah Beautement

Tiah Beautement Tiah Marie Beautement was born and raised in small town Oregon in the USA. Her university education was spread between St Mary’s in California and University of Cape Town. After graduation she found herself in the UK, picking up a South African husband, two children and a second citizenship (UK). In 2008 she moved to South Africa with her family. They live in the southern Cape on the Garden Route, with their dogs and a small flock of chickens. She splits her time between writing, running writing workshops for children & adults and writing book reviews & interviews. Tiah’s short stories can be found scattered over the internet and in various magazines and anthologies. This Day is her second novel (Modjaji, August 2014)
The Full CV:

“Surfing & Shakespeare” – FunDza, March 2017
“Dislocated” – FunDza, June 2017
“She & I” – Kalahari Review, July 2016
“Hands” – Terra Incognita, January 2015
“Going with the Flow” (non fiction” – VISI Jan / Feb 2015
‘A Lost Language to Her English Lover’ – AERODROME, June 2014
“Feral” - Kalahari Review, March 2014
“Uncle Jack”, itch, March 2014
It’s a Pleasure” – Literary Mama, August 2013
Man to Man” – Short Story Day Africa, 2013
Face Rock” – Ludic Press, August 2012
“Birds of Promise” – memoir, Wisdom Has a Voice, ebook June 2011, paperback September 2011
“Cordelia, age 26″ – The Edge of Things published by Dye Hard Press, May 2011
“A Letter from a Spinster (age 50) to a Gentleman (age 28)” – itch, March 2011
“An Ever After” – Botsotso, October 2010
“3am” – New Contrast Issue 150, 2010
“Bobby Brown” – Litnet, July 2010
“Surfing for Jesus” – Litnet, February 2010
“Alles van die beste” – Wordsetc Third Quarter, 2009
“A Melktert Day” – New Contrast Issue 146, 2009
Gas Station Growing Pains” – Flashquake Fall 2007
“What Matter’s Most” – memoir, MotherVerse, Spring 2007
Moons Don’t Go To Venus – A novel published by Bateleur Books

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Btw – For those that have asked why Tiah wears so many braces and won’t shake hands, it is because she has hypermobility syndrome and fibromyalgia. For those seeking more information on HMS, please visit HMSA.


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