Teresa's Nonfiction and poetry have appeared or are pending in:

Anchor Magazine: Where Spirituality and Social Justice Meet

Tiferet—Fostering Peace Through Literature and Art

Zyzzyva— A San Francisco Journal of Arts & Letters

Gold Man Review—A West Coast Literary Magazine

Antioch University’s Lunch Ticket

Obra/Artifact—A literary journal from the MFA of the Americas

Cathexis Northwest Press, Dos Gatos Press

Sisyphus—Hip Pocket Press, Camas—The Nature of the West

Wanderlust Journal, Tide Pools Magazine

Snapdragon: A Journal of Art and Healing


nonFiction Awards

“My Fifth Sense” (Goldman Review) selected a Notable American Essay of 2018, The Best American Essays, 2019 (Solnit & Atwan)

Travelers’ Tales 2019 Solas Gold Award for Best Travel Writing—Family Travel

Finalist, Cutthroat’s 2018 Barry Lopez Creative Nonfiction Contest

Finalist, Bellingham Review’s 2017 Annie Dillard Nonfiction Contest

Pacific Northwest Writers Association, First Place Adult Short Topics, 2017

Norman Mailer Center/National Council of Teachers of English, Creative Nonfiction First Place Award

Pacific Northwest Writers Association, First Place Nonfiction/Memoir

Peninsula College Tidepools, First Place Prose

Travelers’ Tales Solas Gold Award for Best Travel Writing—Travel and Healing                                  


Fiction Awards

Shortlisted, Chanticleer Goethe Award in Historical Fiction

Finalist, Chanticleer Laramie Award in Western Fiction

Semi-finalist, Elixir Press National Fiction Contest

Semi-finalist, Norman Mailer Center/NCTE Fiction Contest

Willamette Writers Kay Snow Award, 2nd Place, Fiction

Pacific Northwest Writers, 2nd Place, Genre Fiction


Writing Grants: 

Fellowship, Norman Mailer Writers' Colony, University of Utah

Stranahan Educator Grants, Phillips Exeter Writing Workshops