Teresa Burns Gunther

525 Bellevue AvenueSuite 320Oakland, CA 94610
Website: 
www.teresaburnsgunther.com

Author's Bio

Teresa Burns Gunther's work has appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies. Her fiction has most recently appeared in Northwind Magazine, 2014: A Year In Stories and in Best New Writing 2012. Teresa is the founder of Lakeshore Writers Workshop in Oakland, California where she leads creative writing workshops and classes and works one-on-one with writers. Her writer interviews have appeared in Zyzzyva, Shambhala Sun, Glimmertrain Writers Ask and more.

Publications and Prizes

Anthology

Best New Writing 2012
(Hopewell Publications,
2012)

Journal

Flashquake
Literary Mama
Stone's Throw Magazine
Lynx Eye
Literary Mama
Northwind
Pure Slush
Pure Slush
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The Storyteller
Thin Air Magazine
The Mag
Prizes: 
Glimmertrain Family Matters Contest 2014, Finalist Narrative Journal 2012 Spring Fiction Contest--Top ten finalist Northwind, Fall 2012 Fiction Contest, 3rd Place Winner Raymond Carver Short Story Award, 2011--Semi-Finalist Best New Writing 2012; Finalist: Eric Hoffer Award For Prose Norman Mailer Writers Colony Semifinalist: 2011 Raymond Carver Short Story Contest New Millennium Writings 32nd Short-Short Fiction Contest--Honorable Mention Flashquake Spring 2010--Editor's Pick Pen and Brush, Inc 2007 Fiction Contest--Honorable Mention Finalist: Pheobe Journal Winter 2004 Fiction Contest August Highland’s The Mag--Featured Writer Summer 2004

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer
Gives readings? 
Yes
Travels for readings? 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Walnut Creek, CA
Raised in: 
Mountain View, CA

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
A Seahorse Year by Stacey D'Erasmo, The Turning by Tim Winton, Battleborn by Claire Vaye Watkins, Contents May Have Shifted by Pam Houston

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Listing last updated: August 9, 2014.

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