Therése Halscheid is author of Powertalk, Without Home, Uncommon Geography, and a chapbook award, Greatest Hits. Uncommon Geography received a Finalist Award from the Paterson Poetry Book Prize. She was awarded a Fellowship from NJ State Council on the Arts and is a visiting poet in schools. She has taught in Alaska. Her poems have appeared in numerous magazines. For the past decade, the author has been house-sitting, while traveling widely to write. This mobility has helped her to sustain her writing life.