Teri Metcalf is retired after nearly 20 years of educational research and development at Texas A&M University. She has a PhD in education from Texas A&M University and a BA in history from the University of California at Berkeley. She and her husband, Bob Presley, live in College Station. They enjoy vegetable gardening, birding and travelling. They share six 40-something children and 10 grandchildren.
In her first book, Chicken Poop for the Soul: Backyard Adventures, Metcalf describes their experiences with backyard chickens. Chicken Poop is the winner of the Helen Sheffield Memorial Writing Contest sponsored by Brazos Writers. Rambler Rose is a memoir about her childhood and coming of age in California in the 1940s, ’50s and ’60s. It was recognized as the Best Autobiography of 2015 by the Texas Association of Authors, and it is a recommended read by the U.S. Review of Books. More recently her short stories “Bluebonnets for Naomi” and “The Hodge Podge” were published in the collection entitled Short Stories by Texas Authors Vol 2 (2016) by Texas Authors, Inc.
The Bryan+College Station Public Library System currently carries two of her books.
“Bluebonnets for Naomi”, short story in Short Stories by Texas Authors, Vol. 2
“The Hodge Podge”, short story in Short Stories by Texas Authors, Vol. 2
Guest at Meet the Author Day, Saturday, April 29, 2017, 10 AM to 12 PM
at Mounce Library, 201 E. 26th St., Bryan, TX 77803