Teresa R. Simpson

Writer

Introduction

  • Teresa R. Simpson is a freelance travel journalist who has lived in Memphis, Tennessee, her entire life and written for The Commercial Appeal, a daily newspaper in the city.
  • Simpson is the author of "Memphis Murder & Mayhem," a historical non-fiction novel about the various crimes of the late 1800s and early 1900s that gave the city the name "The Murder Capital of the World."

Experience

Teresa R. Simpson wrote about Memphis tourism, attractions, events, and destinations for over seven years.

As a freelance writer, Simpson's work has appeared in numerous local and national publications including The Commercial Appeal, Memphis' daily newspaper. She is the author of two books, "Memphis Murder & Mayhem" and "The Everything Baby Sign Language Book."

As a lifelong Memphian, Teresa has been exploring Memphis and the mid-south for years. One of her passions is uncovering those hidden gems—the lesser-known history, attractions, and characters—that make Memphis unique.

Education

Teresa attended both The University of Memphis and Southwest Tennessee Community College.

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