about Theresa

I was born in Vancouver, BC and now live in Edinburgh, Scotland. I have published my debut collection of poetry, Settle (Vagabond Voices, 2016), which was previously shortlisted for the Melita Hume Poetry prize.  You can order a copy here.

SETTLE front draft 4

My poetry has appeared in journals across the Atlantic, including Be The First To Like This: New Scottish Poetry, Best Scottish Poems 2013, Poetry Review, Scottish Review of Books, the ScotsmanCanadian Literature, and many others.

I have a PhD in Scottish Literature from the University of Glasgow, where I was an Overseas Research Scholar and Faculty of Arts Award holder. I am a literary critic for Scotland’s The Herald newspaper and the Scottish Review of Books. I currently work as Research Associate at the Newcastle Centre for Literary Arts and I teach at the University of Strathclyde.