The Past is Never is the recipient of the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize.

The Past is Never wins the Willie Morris Award for Southern Fiction.

The Past is Never has been selected by the Mississippi Library Association as the recipient of the Mississippi Author Award for Adult Fiction.

The Past is Never is named the winner of the 2019 Mississippi Arts & Letters Award for Fiction.

Self magazine recommends The Past is Never as one of its 14 Short Books for Busy People Who Want to Read More

Eric Boss reviews The Past is Never for Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association, calling it “a tale of tragedy, revenge, redemption, kindness, yearning to belong and the compulsion to find roots.” Read the full review.

The Past is Never is a finalist for Colorado Book Award for Literary Fiction.

Entropy Magazine on The Past is Never: “Tyson’s novel is a profound entry point toward the region’s many interconnected caves and deep mysteries.” Read the full review.

Southern Living includes The Past is Never in its literary road trip roundup. Read it here.

The New Orleans Review of Books says: “Tyson’s stylistic writing and unique voice bring the reader into the heart of the Mississippi Delta and creates an eerie atmosphere similar to that of William Faulkner’s Sanctuary and William Gay’s Twilight.” Read the complete review.

The Florida Book Review says: “The heart of Tiffany Quay Tyson’s The Past is Never is the exploration of Bert’s character as she grows and learns. Her journey, in Southern Gothic style, has her contending with familial strife, mental illness, crime, and ultimately a world, whether rural Mississippi or the Everglades, that wants to keep its secrets.” Read the complete review.

The Literary South calls The Past is Never an “extraordinary example of southern gothic literature.” Read the complete review.

The Past is Never makes the Jackson (Miss.) Clarion-Ledger bestseller list (#3) on April 1.

The Past is Never makes the Denver Post bestseller list — March 25 (#1) and April 8 (#10).

“Tiffany Quay Tyson’s The Past is Never delivers mesmerizing Southern Gothic”  From Lemuria Books (originally printed in the Jackson Clarion-Ledger)

The Past is Never makes Westword’s “five best literary events of the week.

The Past is Never reads like a “new kind of southern fiction.” Review from

Booklist says, “Tyson offers an intriguing exploration of family and identity alongside the complexities and emotions of life’s haunting regrets.” Read the entire review of The Past is Never. 

Listen to an interview with Susan Larson of The Reading Life from WWNO in New Orleans.

The Past is Never is a 2018 Okra Pick!

The Past is Never, Tiffany’s second novel, is available March 13, 2018.

Tiffany chats with Christin Kay on Aspen Public Radio’s Cross Currents

Read Tiffany’s recap of her Amtrak Residency trip on the Amtrak blog.

Tiffany is named a 2016 Amtrak Resident.

Mississippi writers oppose anti-LGBTQ legislation.

Westword announces 2016 Colorado Book Award finalists.

Three Rivers is a finalist for the Colorado Book Award for Literary Fiction. Check out the complete list of finalists at the Colorado Humanities and Center for the Book website.

Three Rivers is a finalist for the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Fiction Award. Read about all the book-related finalists in the Clarion Ledger.

The Mississippi Business Journal recommends Three Rivers.

Tiffany sits down with Book Talk in Memphis. Have a listen.

A review from Chapter 16 in the Memphis Commercial Appeal.

The Clarion-Ledger reviews Three Rivers.

Novelist and bookseller Jamie Kornegay interviews Tiffany Quay Tyson for Authors ‘Round the South.

“She Reads” posts Author-to-Author interviews between Tiffany Quay Tyson and Vanessa Lafaye (Under a Dark Summer Sky). Read Part 1 and Part 2.

Tiffany chats with Deep South Magazine.

Great review from Old Firehouse Books in Fort Collins.

Tyson chats with Westword about her debut novel.

Ivory Owl Reviews takes a look at Three Rivers.

My Novel Opinion reviews Three Rivers.

Tiffany writes about old friends as the guest author for the July 21 Dear Reader column.

Tiffany sat down with Ryan Warner of Colorado Matters for a live chat. You can listen to the interview at the Colorado Public Radio website.

Check out the Traveling With T blog for an excerpt of Three Rivers and a chance to win a free copy.

The North Denver Tribune reviews Three Rivers.

Pick up a copy of the July/August issue of Delta Magazine for a review of Three Rivers.

Deep South Magazine includes Three Rivers on its Summer Reading List.

Shout out to Helen at My Novel Opinion for including Three Rivers on her list of Most Anticipated Debut Novels of 2015.

RT Book Review mentions the forthcoming novel Three Rivers in its “Forewords – The Books Before the Buzz” column.

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