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

Published author, developmental editor 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 and memoir, but her book reviews and interviews have appeared in on-line and print journals.

Most recently, her writing appears or is forthcoming in:

TERESA'S Story Collection: Hold Off The Night was shortlisted for the Iowa Short Fiction Award. Individuals stories are recognized in contests at:

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

Interviews and book reviews can be found in Zyzzyva, Book Slut, Glimmer Train Press' "Writers Ask",  Shambhala Sun and many other venues.



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