A native New Yorker, Tessa studied English at Columbia, and holds a Masters degree from Oxford. Her graduate thesis was awarded First Class Honours for its exploration of the Gothic undertones in experimental Modernist literature.
Tessa works as a reader for United Talent Agency, and teaches yoga at Hot 8 Yoga in Beverly Hills. She was formerly an assistant at Warner Brothers and Circle of Confusion. In her professional and creative life and work, her intentions are to connect and get closer to source.