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for the Blue Heelers character, see Teresa 'Tess' Gallagher
Tess Gallagher (born 21 July 1943 in Port Angeles, Washington) is an America poet, essayist, author and playwright. She attended the University of Washington, where shestudied creative writing with Theodore Roethke and later Nelson Bentley as well as David Wagoner and Mark Strand. Her honors include a fellowship from the Guggenheim Foundation, two National Endowment for the Arts awards, the Maxine Cushing Gray Foundation Award, and the Elliston Award for "best book of poetry published by a small press" for the collection Instructions to the Double (1976).

Her third husband Raymond Carver encouraged her to write short stories, some of which were collected in The Lover of Horses (1987) and At the Owl Woman Saloon (1996).

Her book Moon Crossing Bridge is a collection of poems written after the death of Raymond Carver, who died from cancer in 1988. Her newest collection, Dear Ghosts, is her follow-up collection, written 14 years later.

Gallagher has taught at many colleges, most recently at Bucknell University and Whitman College. She recently published an essay in The Sun Magazine titled "Instead of Dying" about alcoholism and Raymond Carver's having maintained his sobriety. The essay was initially delivered at the Welsh Academy.

Distant Rain, published in 2006, is a conversation between Tess and Jackuch? Setouchi, a Buddhist nun from Kyoto, which took place after the death of Raymond Carver.

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Total Books: 44
BoogieWoogie Crisscross
2016 - Boogiewoogie Crisscross (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781941196298
ISBN-10: 1941196292
Genre: Literature & Fiction

A Hero's Journey Play Arrangements By Mark Richard Poems and Prose by Tess Gallagher and Raymond Carver
Midnight Lantern New  Selected Poems
2012 - Midnight Lantern New Selected Poems (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781852249342
ISBN-10: 185224934X
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Midnight Lantern New and Selected Poems
2011 - Midnight Lantern New and Selected Poems (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781555975975
ISBN-10: 1555975976
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Man from Kinvara Selected Stories
2009 - The Man From Kinvara Selected Stories (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781555975371
ISBN-10: 1555975372
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Eirik Johnson Sawdust Mountain
2009 - Eirik Johnson Sawdust Mountain (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781597110914
ISBN-10: 1597110914
Genre: Arts & Photography

Barnacle Soup And Other Stories from the West of Ireland
Dear Ghosts Poems
2008 - Dear Ghosts Poems (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781555974930
ISBN-10: 1555974937
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Dear Ghosts
2007 - Dear Ghosts (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781852247645
ISBN-10: 1852247649

Distant Rain
2006 - Distant Rain (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781597660150
ISBN-10: 1597660159
Genres: Arts & Photography, Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction

Tell It All
2005 - Tell It All (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788888361567
ISBN-10: 8888361561

2002 - Cathedrals (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788888361024
ISBN-10: 8888361022
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Moon Crossing Bridge
2002 - Moon Crossing Bridge (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781555971564
ISBN-10: 1555971563
Genre: Literature & Fiction

1999 - At the Owl Woman Saloon Stories (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780684847566
ISBN-10: 0684847566
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.

1997 - At the Owl Woman Saloon (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780684826936
ISBN-10: 0684826933
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

Portable Kisses
1997 - Portable Kisses (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781852243654
ISBN-10: 1852243651
Genre: Literature & Fiction

L' amante dei cavalli
1997 - L' Amante Dei Cavalli [The Lover of Horses - Italian Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788886568265
ISBN-10: 8886568266
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Lover of Horses Moon Crossing Bridge Portable Kisses Amplitude
1995 - The Lover of Horses Moon Crossing Bridge Portable Kisses Amplitude (Audio Cassette)
ISBN-13: 9781556444012
ISBN-10: 155644401X

OwlSpirit Dwelling
1995 - Owlspirit Dwelling (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780932264015
ISBN-10: 0932264018

The Lover of Horses
1992 - The Lover of Horses (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781555971601
ISBN-10: 1555971601
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

Carver Country
1991 - Carver Country (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780330319737
ISBN-10: 0330319736