• MFA Creative Writing, Emerson College, Boston, United States, 1996
  • BA English and Economics, Trinity College, Hartford, United States, 1986


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.