Her work has been recognized in contests at:

  • Glimmer Train Press Inc. 
  • Iowa Short Fiction Award
  • Rick DeMarinis Short Story Award
  • Narrative Magazine
  • Phoebe Journal
  • Raymond Carver Short Story Award
  • New Millennium Writing  and many more...

Her interviews can be found in Zyzzyva online, Book Slut, Glimmer Train Press' "Writers Ask", Shambhala Sun and in other venues.

Published author and writing teacher, Teresa's work has appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies. She is the founder of  Lakeshore Writers, where she leads workshops, classes and hosts Master Teachers in her studio. She focuses on fiction, but her book reviews and interviews have appeared in on-line and print journals.

Most recently, her writing appears or is forthcoming in:



Imagining what it is like to be someone other than oneself is at the core of our humanity. It is the essence of compassion, and it is the beginning of morality.
— Ian McEwan



Check out Gloria Garfunkel's interview with Teresa at Pure Slush Books here.