w/ words, charcoal, dreams & possibly lightning storms
Somewhere in the south: Find slips of her wit igniting weeds between the concrete slabs of the city sidewalk or in the worm-hooked smirk of a crow in the Blue Ridge sky.
Tiffany "Fanny" Chaney's poetry chapbook Between Blue and Grey (Amazon, 2012) won the Barnhills Books & More: Mothervine Festival Award for Best in Poetry in 2013. Her writing has been featured in such publications as Thrush Press, Moon Books, Moonchild Magazine, Pedestal Magazine, VQR's Instaseries, and Rattle Poetry's Rattlecast. She is a founding member of The Speculiterary Society of Bad Hats.
Chaney's artwork has been shown across the Triad of North Carolina since 2008 and most recently in Denver, Colorado as a part of Spectra's "Small Art, Big Ideas" show for suicide awareness. Her The Wave Triptych appeared in Salem College's juried show "100 in 2020: Musings on Women & Voting Rights" 2/10/2020 - 4/28/2020.
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"There's a saying: looks can kill. But what about words? In the old days, writing was a form of manifestation, as much as lessons learned and experiences remembered. I'm deeply fascinated by the intersection and interaction of desire, thought, and actualization. From mind to paper to the physical... Vocalizing our stories validates our experiences and allows us to create new narratives that can transform ourselves and the world." -Fanny C