Terri Peterson Smith

Terri Peterson Smith is an award winning freelance writer, photographer and author specializing in travel, food and environmental topics. Her work has been featured in USA Today, Better Homes and Gardens, Live Happy, National Geographic Green Guide, Scientific American.com and many others. Terri has written about an incredible array of subjects but especially loves writing about travel and dining because those are the best ways to meet and mingle with people of other cultures whether in a far off place or in one's own city. Her latest book, "Unique Eats and Eateries of the Twin Cities," explores both the great food and great neighborhoods of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Another recent book "Off the Beaten Page: The Best Trips for Lit Lovers, Book Clubs, and Girls on Getaways," takes readers on a literary tour of 13 U.S. cities. She received a BA in history and journalism from the University of Michigan and an MA in journalism from Indiana University. Born and raised in Michigan, she currently lives in Edina, MN (near Minneapolis) with her trophy husband and a big dog. Find her online at terripetersonsmith.com

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