Thrilled to Receive Advance Copies of Lucky Ride!

Thank you Unsolicited Press and our cats Dickens and Pip for helping me unpack.

You can read the first chapter of the irreverent ’60s novel here:

The upcoming release date is 12/31/21, but you can preorder from the publisher and book retailers, including local bookstores and Amazon.

Unsolicited Press Presents a reading with Terry Tierney and Anne Leigh Parrish

Sat. 10/2/21, 5pm PDT. Register at

I am honored to be reading with acclaimed novelist and poet Anne Leigh Parrish. We will each read selections from our favorite poetry and fiction publications. After the readings we will discuss our inspirations and how we balance writing both poetry and fiction. Followed by an informal Q&A.

New story “Riding Shotgun” in Stories Through the Ages Baby Boomers Plus 2021!

This story is adapted from a scene in my novel Lucky Ride.

Thank you to Living Springs Publishers!

There is a special discount for pre-ordering the anthology:

Here is a preview from the publisher:

Author Terry Tierney has written an excellent tale of a hitchhiker and his journey through Texas. A recent Vietnam era veteran, Flash, sets off on a cross-country hitchhiking trip to escape his unraveling marriage. In Fort Worth a Texas Ranger orders him into his patrol car at gunpoint, and Flash fears arrest or worse with an ounce of weed rolled into his sleeping bag.

Read more about Lucky Ride, which will be published 12/31/2021 by Unsolicited Press: Lucky Ride

Preorder a copy of Lucky Ride.