Tamara MC

Dr. Tamara MC is a cult, child marriage, and human trafficking survivor and advocates worldwide for girls and women to live free from gender-based violence. Her PhD is in applied linguistics, and she researches how language manipulates vulnerable populations. Tamara attended Columbia University for an MFA and has been honored with residencies/fellowships in places such as Bread Loaf, Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Sewanee, Ragdale, Cave Canem, VONA, and VCCA. She’s published in prestigious outlets such as The New York Times, New York magazine, Newsweek, Salon, The Independent, Food52, Parents, and Thrillist. She’s currently revising her debut memoir, Child Bride: My Marriage at 12.