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BEST AMERICAN POETRY BLOG, Guest Author, “Unleash Creativity: Five Part Series,” December 2015. These five posts explore creativity tools for you and your students, including emulation exercises, timed exercises, ideas for limiting  your palette and approaching your work from fresh vantage points.



BLBCITTHE BEST LITTLE BOOK CLUB IN TOWN, “Twelve Percent,” September 2011; reprinted in Women & Home South Africa Magazine, Summer 2014.

“Twelve Percent,” a short story by Tess Callahan is included in The Best Little Book Club in Town, September 2011. The anthology also includes stories by Jodi Picoult, Mavis Cheek, Sophie Kinsella, Katie Fforde, Lee Child, Tracy Chevalier, Ruth Rendell, Elizabeth Nobel, Jo Jo Moyes, Kate Mosse and Cathy Kelly.

“Some brilliantly-crafted snaps of fiction and a great way of discovering some new favourite authors. Be prepared to be amused, touched and excited by this anthology by 30 top authors.” ~ OXFORD TIMES


narrativeNarrative Magazine, January 2014, “White Moon Rising.” This excerpt from Callahan’s forthcoming novel was selected as Narrative Magazine’s Story of the Week.


NPR-logo-squareNational Public Radio: Three Books about Dads who Love Dangerously, June 19, 2010

Sunday is the day we remember our doting, caring dads — but this Father’s Day, Tess Callahan wonders whether it’s possible for a dad to overextend his love. She looks at three books where a father’s protection means keeping some dangerous secrets.


Waterstones WWaterstone’s Books Quarterly, May 2010

How an Unlikely Friendship can Change your Life: Tess Callahan on April & Oliver



new-york-times-logo_0New York Times Magazine “Lives” Column  Sunday, May 10, 2009

Do You Feel This? The first day of the rest of your life as a mother. Essay: May 27, 2009

April, Oliver & the Power of Now




Screen Shot 2015-12-03 at 2.11.25 PMSTYLUS ANTHOLOGY, 2000

“Braiding in Twilight,” short fiction






AGNIAGNI Magazine, 1999

from “Four Seasons in April,” novel excerpt, Pushchart Prize Nomination


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