I’m a fiction writer, and was among the first cadre of Antioch MFA graduates whose alumni often contribute to Fictionaut. After receiving my MFA, I was a recipient of an Oregon Literary Arts Fellowship for a novel-in-progress, which sits in my desk drawer collecting dust, reinforcing my mother’s expectations that I missed my calling as a hairdresser.
Prior to grad school, I studied with Tom Spanbauer for three years as a Dangerous Writer. Jim Crusoe and Michelle Huneven are also among my favorite mentors. Since then, I became a homeowner, discovered sex, (late bloomer), and got a dog. For the last ten years I’ve toiled teaching comp courses as adjunct faculty at Mt. Hood Community College.
Now, I find, I can no longer escape writing. It seeks to be realized more than I want Cameron Diaz’s legs, or Oprah’s money or Anderson Cooper’s love. I hope you’ll have me, and if not perhaps I can interest you in a cut & curl?
Flannery O'Connor said it best, "I write to find out what I already know."
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
T. C. Boyle
Federico García Lorca
Teri, thanks for your read and comment on "What to Bring to Critique Group." It was a lot of fun to play with. Glad you enjoyed it.
Teri, thanks for reading & commenting on "your story"! I'm liking the sound of "perverse anger," nice phrase...
Hi Teri, thanks for your comments about "That Godot Guy" :-)
Teri, Enjoyed your comment on "Evil Humors." Thanks a lot!
Thanks so much, Teri! So glad you enjoyed "Deep Pockets."
Thanks, Teri, for reading and commenting on my story "Alice in Wonderland Syndrome"!
My pleasure, Teri, and welcome to Fictionaut.
welcome to here, teri--
i live a few miles from antioch college in yellow springs--
Welcome, Teri. I am really looking forward to reading another Portland native's work.
Welcome Teri! So happy to find you on Fictionaut. Dive right in!
Cool! Also love that smile. Welcome.
Welcome, Teri! Can't wait to read your stuff. Post something soon!