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 hereSETTLE 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. My research interests include post-modern Scottish literature and contemporary poetry, including avant-garde and digital poetry.

I am a literary critic for Scotland’s The Herald newspaper and the Scottish Review of Books. I also work as a university tutor and researcher.

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  1. Dear Teresa,
    Clare (John McGrath’s partner) gave us a copy of your poetry book at the weekend.
    We love your poems especially “Vows”
    Thank you.
    David and Leila

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