Teresa Lo

Biography

Teresa Lo is an American bestselling author and award-winning screenwriter. Her debut novel, Hell's Game, was one of the top 20 young adult horror novels on Amazon in 2013; and her series, The Red Lantern Scandals, was a bestselling Asian-American literary work on Amazon. She has been interviewed by leading Asian-American publications such as Hyphen Magazine and Angry Asian Man, and in 2013, she was the judge for Hyphen Magazine's first ever erotica writing contest. Readers have commented that her books "read like screenplays" because they evoke strong emotions and visuals, and she has quickly established herself as a feminist voice for the millennial generation. She has been published in the Comma, Splice Literary Journal; Buzzfeed; Examiner; Yahoo; The Hollywood Reporter; USC's School of Cinematic Arts' website; and The University Daily Kansan. In 2011, Bart Enigma Books released her first collection of short stories Realities and later The Other Side.

Lo was born and raised in Coffeyville, Kansas, and her parents owned a Chinese restaurant which she began working at when she was twelve-years-old. After high school, she attended the University of Kansas, where she graduated from the honors program and earned a B.A. in History with a certificate in global awareness. She was named a 2007-2008 KU Woman of Distinction for her achievements in the arts, and she was founder of the T.Lo Club and president of Phi Alpha Delta, the pre-law fraternity. During her senior year of college, she was a research intern at The Late Show with David Letterman.

After college, Lo moved to Los Angeles to attend the USC School of Cinematic Arts where she majored in screenwriting. She graduated with a Masters in Fine Arts, and she was a participant of the NAMIC Fall Writers Workshop. In 2010, she won the Grand Prize in the Script Pipeline Screenplay Contest, and she also placed two other scripts in the finals, a rare accomplishment. That same year, her drama script The Physicist also was a finalist for the prestigious 2010 Bluecat Screenplay Contest. Lo has one produced credit, "Angel's Bread," which won the Silver Lei Award for Excellence in Filmmaking at the Honolulu Film Festival 2010; and she was a former cast member on PBS' movie and television review show, Just Seen It.

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Books

Angels: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Christian » Romance
"Angels" tells the story of a failed academic who struggles with the murder of his wife and finds solace with a troubled neighbor.
The Island: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
A young Indian-American girl searches for a way to reach her deceased father on The Other Side.
The One: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In "The One," a recent college graduate delays entering the real world by forming a drug and sex-fueled relationship with "The One," a boy her age who is nothing what he seems.
The Internship: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
(5.00)
Laura, an ambitious community college student from Kansas, accepts an unpaid internship in New York City at her favorite TV show, The Funny Laughs Show. She tries to make a name for herself despite the weird working conditions, but things explode when her sexy, barely legal sister comes to town, wanting a part on the show and willing to do anything to get it.
Letters: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
(3.50)
A lonely, overweight teenager writes letters to her former best friend, now high school It Girl. A short story originally published in "Realities: A Short Story."
Hell's Game
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,340. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Four teenagers must play a deadly game in Hell to win back the soul of the classmate they bullied.

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