Teresa Leo

Creative nonfiction

The American Poetry Review: Arc: A Quest

  • Special Mention (Nonfiction), The Pushcart Prize XXXIII: Best of the Small Presses 2009
  • Notable Essays of 2007, selected by Robert Atwan, The Best American Essays 2008
  • Notable Sports Writing of 2007, selected by Glenn Stout, The Best American Sports Writing 2008

Colere: “Learning the Language on the Hanoi Express”

Marginalia: “The Evil Eye, the Virgin, and a Couple of Saints”

Painted Bride Quarterly: Dead Man Wash

Whatever It Takes: Women on Women’s Sport (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1999): "Seconds"

  • from Library Journal review: "Standout essays include Teresa Leo's self-deprecating 'Seconds,' about her high-school decision to leave her dead-end Pennsylvania mining town...."
  • from Salon.com review: "...and best of all, Teresa Leo's 'Seconds,' which quietly weaves the stories of her stellar running career and of a movingly ambiguous coach-student relationship."

Xconnect: Writers of the Information Age:K is for Kindness and Serial Killer

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