Dr. Terri Apter is the Senior Tutor at Newnham College, Cambridge. Her diverse studies in the area of psychology form the basis of several books about family, development and identity, particularly mother-daughter relationships.
Her most recent book, Difficult Mothers was on the Guardian Best Seller List; The Sister Knot was a finalist for the 2008 Books for a Better Life Award, while The Myth of Maturity became the cornerstone of several conferences, including one at the University of Cambridge, The Confident Child was an International Educators Award recipient, and Altered Loves: mothers and daughters during adolescence was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year.
She has presented her work at the Oxford Literary Festival, the Edinburgh Literary Festival, the Hay Festival, Words by the Water and the Institute of Contemporary Arts. Terri also reviews fiction, theatre and social science publications for the Times Literary Supplement.