Tania James

Tania James is the author of three works of fiction, most recently the novel The Tusk That Did the Damage, which was named a Best Book of 2015 by the San Francisco Chronicle, the Guardian, and NPR.

March 13, 2018

A Points South story from the 100th issue.

In public, she wore head wraps so tight they gave her headaches. Nevertheless, at some point, the hissing caused people to stop what they were doing and squint all around, in search of the sound that happened to be coming from her scalp. It was awkward, and also dangerous, for she was being hunted.