Teresa Funke

Teresa in front of the Shakespeare and Company bookstore in Paris

Teresa Funke is the award-winning author of six works of fiction for adults and children based on true stories from World War II, including her multi-cultural series for children, The Home-Front Heroes, and her adult books Dancing in Combat Boots and Remember Wake. Teresa has had over 100 short stories, articles, and essays published in commercial and literary publications, and her short story, “Freer Than I’ve Ever Been” was selected for the 40th anniversary anthology of Calyx: A Journal of Art and Literature by Women called Memories Flow in Our Veins. Two of her essays were Notable Essays by the prestigious Best American Essays series.

Teresa’s blog, Bursts of Brilliance for a Creative Life, encourages readers to lead their most creative lives and has led to radio appearances and speaking invitations. Teresa is also a sought-after speaker, presenter, and writer’s coach. Check out her website or YouTube channel for instructional or inspirational writing videos.