Theresa Muñoz was born in Vancouver, Canada to Filipino parents and now makes her home in Edinburgh. She wrote her PhD thesis at the University of Glasgow on the work of Tom Leonard .
She won a British Columbia Arts Council Award and has been a prizewinner in the McClellan and Troubadour poetry competitions. In 2018 she was a recipient of the Muriel Spark Centenary award, writing a sequence of poems based on material in Spark’s archive in the National Library of Scotland. In the same year she was awarded a Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship.
She is the online editor for the Scottish Review of Books and a regular contributor to The Herald‘s book pages, and is currently a research associate at the Newcastle Centre for Literary Arts.
Theresa’s poetry pamphlet Close was published by HappenStance Press in 2012, and her first full collection, Settle, by Vagabond Voices in 2016.