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Tery Aine Griffin writes fiction and non-fiction. Her fiction has appeared in literary journals including ninepatch: A Creative Journal for Women and Gender Studies, Moondance, Men As We Are, O. Henry Festival Stories and The Wittenberg Review.


In 2010, Tery was awarded an Individual Artist Fellowship in Literature: Fiction, from the Delaware Division of the Arts. She was chosen as a fiction fellow in the Cape Henlopen Poetry and Prose Writer's Retreat, sponsored by the Delaware Division of the Arts and the Delaware State Arts Council, in 2008 and again in 2014. 


Tery holds an M.F.A. in Creative Writing/Fiction from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where her fiction won a Hopwood Major Short Fiction Award. She was also a finalist for the Hopwood Major Essay Award and the Hopwood Major Playwriting Award. Before UM, her fiction won many awards at Trinity College, where she earned her B.A. in English with a concentration in Creative Writing.


Tery was born in Hartford, CT and has been a full-time Delaware resident since 2006, with several years of part-time residence before that. She participates in the local arts community by organizing the monthly Writers Breakfast Club and managing the online Delaware Literary Events calendar ( She also belongs to the Written Remains Writers Guild.

Tery Griffin
Fiction, Nonfiction
South Riding Drive
Wilmington, DE 19808
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Arts Services: Lectures / Public Speaking, Readings, Workshops
Audience Served: Adult
Availability: Delaware (all 3 counties), Regional (throughout Mid-Atlantic region)
Performance/Exhibit Venues: Community sites (e.g., libraries, senior centers, religious facilities), Festivals, Outdoor stages, Schools, Theater/auditorium

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