Author Tanya Bennett

Top 10 Things to Know About Tanya Bennett

She met Lou Reed and Woody Allen during the same visit to New York City.
She collects pulp fiction and loves detective novels, particularly anything by James Cain, Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, and Josephine Tey.
She plays bass and sings in a band.

Her favorite top ten list so far:
Top 10 Reasons Why Ex-Party Girls Make Great Mommies
Her favorite top ten list by another writer is:
Top 10 Worst Named Cities

Major influences: Kim Deal, Kim Gordon, Peter Hook, Lucille Ball, Raymond Chandler, Carol Burnett, Gilda Radner, Jim Henson.
Her two daughters are named after cartoon characters – and live up to their namesakes!
She’s a fan of film noir flicks.
Her guilty pleasures are Gossip Girl and pretty much any food item sold from a trailer at a street fair, rodeo or amusement park.
She has a huge crush on Dean Wareham and Slash.

Bonus Fact:You can contact her through tanya (@) Oh, and she’s secretly one of the Royal Tenenbaums…

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