Writings

Holding an MFA in Nonfiction Writing from Portland State University, Steele’s writing has appeared in various publications including the East Bay Express, Adbusters,  Slingshot, and IndyBay.  She has two books forthcoming from Black Powder Press.


The Collected Works of Teresa Smith. Pseud. Teresa Smith. (2017) Essay Collection. Little Black Cart. Publication scheduled.
The Gamer Who Destroyed the World and Other Stories from my Life.(2017) Memoir. Little Black Cart. Publication scheduled.
“Tightest Grip.” pseud. Teresa Smith. [Trigger]: A Journal of Catarealism.Ed. The Trigger Collective. Issue 1, Spring.
“I Can Almost See the Stars: [TRIGGER WARNING: rape, war, capital, human extinction]” pseud. Teresa Smith. (2014) Essay. Slingshot. Ed. The Slingshot Collective. Issue 117, Summer.
“The Speculation Chopblock: Living at the Knife’s Edge.” pseud. Teresa Smith. (2014) Essay. Slingshot. Ed. The Slingshot Collective. Issue 116, Summer.
“Woman Unbound: Some Notes on Gender in Capitalism.” Pseud. Teresa Smith. (2013) Essay. Slingshot. Ed. The Slingshot Collective. Issue 113, Summer.
“In Praise of Demotivation: Why Do Something Rather Than Nothing?” Translation editor. (2013) Essay. Translation by Isaac Cronin. Text by Guillaume Paoli. Slingshot. Ed. The Slingshot Collective. Issue 113, Summer 2013.
“Working Class Hero: A Brief Biography of Mike Delacour.”(2013) Nonfiction. Slingshot. Ed. The Slingshot Collective. Issue 113, Summer.
“Onward to Cascadia: Toward a Worker’s Ecotopia.” (2013) Essay. Slingshot. Ed. The Slingshot Collective. Issue 112, Winter.
“I, Capitalist: Accounts from a Life Under the Empire.” Pseud. Teresa Smith. (2012) Essay. Slingshot. Ed. The Slingshot Collective. Issue 109, Winter.
“A New Mode of Self: How Pharmaceutical Companies Hijacked our Brains.” (2011) Article. Slingshot. Ed. The Slingshot Collective. Issue 106, Summer.
“Occupy is not a photo opp.” (2011) Essay. Slingshot. Ed. The Slingshot Collective. Issue 108, Winter.
“Gender & Live Action Role-Play.” (2007-2008) Series. Cerise Magazine for Women Gamers. Ed. Andrea Rubenstein and Robyn Fleming. Aug. 07-Mar. 08.
Five Notes from the Editor-in-Chief. (2007) Lyrical Essay. Jeopardy Magazine. Supervisor.
Kate Trueblood. Bellingham, WA: U Western Washington P.