Teresa Carpenter

Teresa Carpenter
Born1948 (1948) (age 69)
Independence, Missouri, U.S.
Occupation Author, columnist
Education B.A, English literature
M.A., Journalism
Alma mater Graceland University (B.A.), University of Missouri-Columbia (M.A.)
Genre Non-fiction, true crime
Notable awards Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing (1981)
SpouseSteven Levy


Teresa Carpenter (given birth to 1948) is a Pulitzer reward being successful, bestselling American writer. She was created in Self-reliance, Missouri and lives with her spouse Steven Levy (older staff article writer Wired publication and the writer of Hackers) in New York’s Greenwich Town.


Her content in the Community Tone of voice in the 1980s won the Pulitzer Prize for best feature composing, as well seeing that two Clarion awards, the Web page One award, and leading Web page award. Carpenter was honored the 1981 Pulitzer in Feature Composing for her accounts of model Dorothy Stratten's loss of life, after it had been revealed that the initial winning content, by Janet Cooke from the Washington Post, was a fabrication.


She is the writer of four books: Certainly (1997) (with Marcia Clark), a fresh York Moments #1 bestseller, Missing Beauty (1988), a fresh York Moments bestseller, as well as the Miss Rock Affair (2003). She actually is also the editor of NY Diaries 1609-2009.Arlyne Brickman, the Mafia informant and mob moll, was the main topic of Carpenter's nonfiction reserve Mob Young lady: A Woman's Lifestyle in the Underworld published by Simon & Schuster.


Carpenter's articles have got appeared in the next anthologies: Pulitzer Award Feature Tales, edited by David Garlock Information in Courage for our Period, edited by Caroline Kennedy The Town Tone of voice Anthology, edited by Geoffrey Stokes Feature Composing for Papers and Mags, edited by Edward Jay Friedlander and John Lee Superiority in Reporting, edited by Edward Jay Friedlander, Harry Marsh and Mike Masterson.