Carly Tagen-Dye is a Guatemalan-American novelist, writer and editor. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in The Augment Review, NY Press, Alma and The Sock Drawer, among other outlets. Her short story, "At The Water's Edge," was a winner of Cat & Mouse Press' 2021 Short Fiction Contest.
Carly previously served as the editor-in-chief of The Prattler, Pratt Institute's arts and culture magazine, and has done editorial work for The Brooklyn Rail, 826NYC and Maya America Journal. She was formally a music journalist for publications such as Penny, Heart Eyes Magazine and Pure Nowhere and a fiction reader for Patchwork Literary Magazine. She is the co-editor of Between Two Worlds (Entre Dos Mundos), an anthology of writing and art by Guatemalan adoptees, published through Kennesaw State University in 2022.
Carly earned her BFA in writing from Pratt Institute in 2022. She lives in New York City.