Terri Peterson Smith is an award-winning Minneapolis-area journalist, photographer and author. She specializes in travel and food writing but has written about an incredible array of subjects and people, from dismantling bombs in the former Soviet Union and making electricity from microbes, to Broadway shows, mice, potential cures for cancer and what to eat at the Daytona 500.
Her work has been featured in USA Today, Live Happy, Acura Style, Better Homes and Gardens, Continental, National Geographic Green Guide, Scientific American.com and many others.
Terri’s book, Off the Beaten Page: The Best Trips for Lit Lovers, Book Clubs, and Girls on Getaways and this blog were inspired by her voracious reading habit, love of travel, and literary field trips with her book clubs. She also explores the great food and great neighborhoods of Minneapolis and St. Paul in her book Unique Eats and Eateries of the Twin 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.
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