Talia Franks

Talia Franks (they/them) is a poet, writer, and translator born and raised in Massachusetts. They are an alum of the Bread Loaf Translators' Conference and of the Columbia Publishing Course, and earned a Master of Arts in Comparative Humanities from Brandeis University. Talia writes regularly on Word-for-Sense and Other Stories and they have contributed articles to both Black Girls Create and Nerdist. They've also written reviews of poetry and prose in translation for Three Percent, and their poetry has appeared in the Brandeis University publications Jaded and Ebony Axis. When not reading, writing, or translating Talia enjoys hiking, meditation, spending time with friends and family, indexing their personal library, and trying to find more time in their schedule to read. You can find Talia on Instagram and Twitter as @talia_franks and you can support Talia on Ko-fi or Patreon.


  1. Priyasha
    June 29, 2018 @ 12:56

    Awesome review ❤


    • Talia Franks
      June 29, 2018 @ 12:57

      Thanks! I’m glad that you liked it 🙂


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    July 18, 2020 @ 07:48

    […] situated within while reading this text captured my attention in ways both big and small. Much like The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, another book by Taylor Jenkins Reid that I reviewed last year, Daisy Jones & The Six has a […]


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