Meet Theresa Anthony
Theresa Anthony is the author of three books, including the newest release, In Search of Gopher Hollow. and has a twenty-five year long career as a freelance writer. Ms. Anthony's writing career began in the late nineties as an op-ed guest contributor, sharing her musings about parenting, education, cultural issues, and much more. She was published extensively in the Los Angeles Times, the Orange County Register, the Washington Post, Investor’s Business Daily, the Washington Times, various magazines, and a multitude of websites.
After the loss of her son to suicide in 2013, Ms. Anthony began writing content for the addiction and mental health space, which now allows her to be actively involved in helping others. She writes blogs about her personal grief journey and offers readers inspiration.
Ms. Anthony's second book, Hope Springs from a Mother's Broken Heart, r provides validation, guidance, and support for newly grieving mothers. In this book, Ms. Anthony invites ten other mothers to share their own stories and insights about the grieving and survival process after child loss.
In 2019, Ms. Anthony tackled a very personal and emotionally difficult project, the memoir, My 13th Station. As painful as it was to reopen the wounds to describe her son's battle with depression, alcoholism, and spiritual attack, writing this honest accounting of his struggle has benefited many people.
Ms. Anthony credits her Catholic faith for her ability to maintain resilience and optimism. In addition to her beloved son, she has been blessed with two wonderful and accomplished daughters, and four beautiful grandchildren. When not writing, she enjoys the outdoors, spending time with friends and family, and creating Catholic-inspired artwork and jewelry for her Etsy shop, SoulStirringsGifts. She resides with her hound dog Morgan in Columbia, Tennessee.