Teresa Piccari is a lover of the written word across all genres. She is a career journalist and columnist who also writes both fiction and creative nonfiction. Piccari is at work on a poetry manuscript entitled Laying Down Armor. She participated in the 23rd annual Tenants Harbor Poets reading in August 2019. She has been helping people tell their fiction and nonfiction stories for 23 years through a diverse palette of workshops, including Memoir: Your Life Journey, Creative Writing Toolbox and Heroic Quest. A native Philadelphian, she has called coastal Maine home for 15 years.