Tiffani Burnett-Velez

About me

Tiffani Burnett-Velez has been a successful freelance writer since 1996. Her nonfiction work has appeared in Country Discoveries, Catholic Planet, Canticle Magazine for Women, St. Anthony Messenger, Yahoo!News, The Times News, and many more online, and in print, magazines and newspapers. Her first novel, Budapest (LFP, 2007) was featured in the New York Book Festival and the 42nd Annual Conference of Jewish Librarians. She is currently polishing her latest historical fiction piece, a novella set in the Fall of Berlin, 1945. It will be released in 2014.

From my website

A Sneak Peek at the Cover

Waiting for your novel to come out is a lot like waiting in line at Disneyland when you’re seven. You. Just. Can’t. Hold. On. But then you request to see the cover, it’s revealed, and so you share it with Your Dear Readers, and this is the result. It comes…

The Things They Still Carry

My Stepfather( front center, with camera in hand) in Vietnam. Originally posted on my Facebook page, 7/13/14 - I spent the afternoon talking to my stepdad about Vietnam. He talked about fear and dying and watching men die and how his father’s generation taught him that he was never allowed…

Desert Fathers

St. Macarius the Great Posted from my Facebook page on July 18, 2014 - Growing up Roman Catholic, I always wondered about the usefulness of being a Desert Father, a hermit tucked far into the dry caves of Syria or northern Africa, living on bugs and sparse water-storing plants or…

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