Tessa Smith McGovern is an award-winning English short story writer who moved to America in 1993. First published in 1996, her many publication credits include the Connecticut Review and the English Arts Council at the Southbank Centre, London.
She is host and executive producer of BookGirl.TV, an award-winning web series of video interviews and book recommendations for book clubs, readers and writers. The series features little-known and surprising facts about emerging and best-selling authors, literary cocktails inspired by their books, and tips for writers.
She is founder and editor of eChook Digital Publishing's short story and memoir collections on multiple platforms: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, GooglePlay, Nook, and Kindle, as well as original Web-based stories at eChook.com.
In 2012, eChook Digital Publishing's 'Memoir, Vol. 1' won a silver medal in the eLit Awards. Also in 2012, Tessa Smith McGovern's 'London Road: Linked Stories' won a gold medal in the eLit Awards.
Tessa teaches in the Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York, and is currently at work on a novel in short stories.