Season of Eclipse will mark the twelfth book Terry Wolverton has authored—fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. These include Embers, a novel in poems, Insurgent Muse: art and life at the Woman’s Building, a memoir; and Stealing Angel, a novel.Her most recent poetry collection is Ruin Porn.
Terry has edited fifteen literary compilations, including the Lambda Literary Award winning His: brilliant new fiction by gay men and Hers: brilliant new fiction by lesbians. Terry also collaborated with the late composer David Ornette Cherry to adapt Embers as a jazz opera.
She moved to Los Angeles in 1976 to join the Feminist Studio Workshop at the Woman’s Building, where she worked for thirteen years; she remains active on its Board of Directors.
Terry has received a COLA Fellowship from the City of Los Angeles, a Fellowship in Poetry from the California Arts Council, and the Judy Grahn Award from the Publishing Triangle, among other honors.
From 1988 through 1997, she taught multiple writing classes at the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center, including a workshop for people with HIV/AIDS. In 1997, she founded Writers At Work, a creative writing studio, where she continues to nurture creative talent. Since 2007, she has been Affiliate Faculty in the MFA Writing Program at Antioch University Los Angeles. She also teaches part-time at Cal Arts.
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