Mitzi Szereto
OccupationAuthor, Editor, Short Story Writer, Web TV Entrepreneur, Speaker, Lecturer
GenresCrime Fiction, True Crime, Cozy Mystery, Gothic Fiction, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Parody, Satire, Erotic Fiction, Genre Fiction, Dark Fantasy, Paranormal Romance, Horror, Humor, Southern Fiction, Apocalyptic and Post-apocalyptic fiction, and General Fiction and Non-Fiction.
Mitzi Szereto

Mitzi Szereto is an author of multi-genre fiction and nonfiction. She has written novels and short stories, and edited fiction and nonfiction anthologies, including her popular true crime franchise "The Best New True Crime Stories." Her books to date have been in the areas of crime fiction, true crime, cozy mystery, Gothic fiction, horror, quirky fiction, apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction, paranormal romance, sci-fi/fantasy, erotic literature, parody and satire, Southern fiction, and fiction and nonfiction anthologies. She created/presented "Mitzi TV," a Web TV channel covering the quirky side of London, England; segments have ranged from chatting about vintage cars with Formula 1 race car driver/BBC TV presenter Tiff Needell and couture shoe designer Jimmy Choo to joining in a lively pub singalong and covering a teddy bear festival. She makes a cameo appearance portraying herself in the British mockumentary Lint the Movie. She also maintains a blog of humorous personal essays at "Errant Ramblings: Mitzi Szereto's Weblog."

Szereto also became known for teaching erotic writing workshops in the UK and continental Europe. She appears at book and literature festivals,[1] and gives talks on such topics as social media, women in publishing,[2] and erotic writing.[3] She has performed readings of her work in North America and Europe and has lectured in creative writing at several universities [4]


Original anthologies

Solo short story collections

The Thelonious T. Bear Chronicles series

Since 2012, Szereto has co-authored the cozy mystery/satire series with her "celebrity" teddy bear Teddy Tedaloo. The series follows the (mis)adventures of protagonist Thelonious T. Bear, a Mini-Cooper driving photojournalist bear from England who must co-exist in the human world. The novels are set in various locations around the world and feature a cast of quirky characters. The books include:


  1. ^ "Testing people's assumptions about erotica will be aim of fiction writer Mitzi Szereto". 2 September 2010.
  2. ^ read·0, BooksEntertainment·6 min (12 March 2019). "Mitzi Szereto".
  3. ^ "BBC - Cambridgeshire - Features - Erotic fiction with Mitzi Szereto".
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