Tonya Price grew up in Ohio and spent a lot of time with relatives in the Appalachian part of Ohio as her parents grew up in Franklin Furnace and East Liverpool, Ohio. She is a graduate of Oberlin College and has an MBA in Marketing and Finance from Cornell’s Johnson School of Business.
Tonya has completed her first Young Adult thriller, Internment, and is seeking representation. She has published numerous short stories and is the author of the non-fiction series, Business Books For Writers. She is a member of the Society of Children Book Writers and Illustrators, the Historical Writers of America, the Mystery Writers of America, and Sisters in Crime. Her thriller short story, “Payback,” originally published in Fiction River’s Hard Choices anthology, is in The Best Mystery Stories of 2019.