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Tufts University
Department of English
6 The Green
Room 212, East Hall
Medford, MA 02155

Office: 617.627.2049
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Curriculum Vitae
Ted Weesner
Lecturer

Education
M.F.A. in Writing, Emerson College, May 1996
B.A., Trinity College, May 1986

Biography
Ted Weesner, Jr.'s work has appeared in Ploughshares, The Cincinnati Review, The Boston Globe, Glamour, Memorious, Gastronomica, and elsewhere, as well as on National Public Radio. His story 'Tuscaloosa' was a Best American Distinguished selection. He has also contributed to Scribner's American Writer and The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature. A recipient of the PEN/New England Discovery Award, two Somerville Arts Council grants, an award from the St. Botolph Club, and a residency at the MacDowell Colony, Weesner teaches writing at Tufts and the Museum School.

Courses Taught

  • Creative Writing Fiction

Publication Highlights

  • "Comfort" The Cincinnati Review Winter 2007
  • "The Woman I Couldn't Have" Glamour August 2007
  • "Novel Journeys through the West, Past and Present" Boston Globe 7/28/07
  • "The Lost Voice of Red Sox Nation" Boston Globe 6/4/07
  • "He Leaves Military, And Reality, Behind" Boston Globe 3/17/07
  • "In the End, Thanksgiving Night, A Mixed Course" Boston Globe 11/23/06
  • "The Dark Side of Fantasy" Boston Globe 4/19/06
  • "Imaginative Cotton Gets Lost" Boston Globe 11/23/05
  • "The MacDowell Recipe" Gastronomica Fall 2005
  • "Legalese" Memorious March 2005
  • "Some-thang to Behold" The Cincinnati Review Fall 2004
  • "Tuscaloosa" Ploughshares Winter 2004
  • "A Place Where Their Piece of Pie" Boston Globe 5/16/04
  • "Debut: Lorem Ipsum" Boston Globe 4/1/04
  • "Find A Pool of Sunshine" Boston Globe 2/29/04
  • "Sample the Tastes of Belgium" Boston Globe 1/25/04
  • "A Metrosexual in the Making" Boston Globe 1/18/04
  • "Village Shop Hops" Boston Globe 11/23/04