WHO IS TAWNY?
The Sober Sexpert
Tawny is an NYC-based millennial also known as The Sober Sexpert. She’s writing a book called Dry Humping: a Guide to Booze-Free Sex, Dating, and Relationships (Quirk, Fall 2023).
Her work is featured in Playboy, Men’s Health, Writer’s Digest, and two essay collections: The Addiction Diaries (LaunchPad 2020) and the forthcoming reimagining of Sex and the Single Woman (Harper Perennial 2022).
Tawny has shared her recovery story on stages all across the world: IOGT World Congress, New York State Recovery Conference, United Federation of Teachers, and more. She’s the founder of the Readings on Recovery™ reading series and her blog, SobrieTea Party™. She's a charity volunteer with Road Recovery and an award-winning filmmaker of the recovery documentary, Fixed Up.
She has a spicy taco dish named after her (“La Chica Diabla”) in her hometown of Waco, Texas.
Photo: Art by Sierra Rebecca