Terry Wolverton is author of ten books: Wounded World: Lyric Essays About Our Spiritual Disquet; Embers, a novel-in-poems; Insurgent Muse: Life and Art at the Woman’s Building, a memoir; Stealing Angel, The Labrys Reunion, and Bailey’s Beads, novels; Breath, a collection of short stories, and three collections of poetry: Black Slip, Mystery Bruise, and Shadow and Praise. She has also edited fourteen literary anthologies, including the award winning six-volume series, His: Brilliant New Fiction by Gay Men and Hers: Brilliant New Fiction by Lesbians. She is currently working with jazz composer David Ornette Cherry to adapt Embers as an opera. She is the founder of Writers At Work, a creative writing center in Los Angeles, where she teaches fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. She is also an Affiliate Faculty Mentor in the MFA Writing Program at Antioch University Los Angeles and a certified instructor of Kundalini Yoga.
Press & Reviews
Poetic and evocative, Terry Wolverton’s work takes you on a memorable journey to dreams and the most poignant realities.
—Adam Leipzig, producer and author
I love the sensitivity and grace of your writing. Thank you for making me FEEL the web of life and its tenuous threads.
—Betty Ann Brown, author, Afternoons with June: Stories about June Wayne’s Art and Life
…it’s stimulating, challenging, heartrending, and I always find myself thinking about aspects of it throughout the day.
—Elise D’Haene, author, Licking Our Hands
… I am reminded that I am part of the energy field, even in my separation, and always will be.
— Pablo Alvarez, author, Gil Guadros’ Azt-Land: A Queer Chicano Literary Heritage
You are doing exactly what I have hoped for in the bloguniverse: releasing thoughtful, lovely pieces of writing that have not appeared anyplace else—especially not in the mainstream media. This is the true revolution of the thinking people and I applaud it with all my heart and soul!
— Karen Marie Krista Minns, author, Bloodsong