- Existence: 1968-
Tess Hilmo (1968- ) is an author in Utah.
Tess Hilmo was born in 1968 and she grew up in the suburbs of Southern California. She is now married and living in Utah with her husband and their three children.
Tess attended Brigham Young University where she studied Communications and married her college sweetheart. After college she got a job working for a local television station’s marketing department. During this job her husband got accepted to medical school in California.
In California, Tess worked for an insurance company and during this time she was put on bed-rest with her second child. While on bed-rest, she got tired of watching television and started reading and writing again. She even wrote a song called Lead Me On and her mother encouraged her to write a story that would go with that song. Her first novel is With a Name Like Love featuring her original song Lead Me On.
Citation:Hilmo, Tess (born 1968; grew up in Southern California suburbs; married and living in Utah; husband and three children; attended Brighan Young University; studied Communications; married college sweetheart; worked for local television station's marketing department; moved with husband to California after his acceptance to medical school; worked for an insurance company; put on bed rest with second child; tired of television and reading; began writing; wrote a song Lead Me On; story written to go with song; first novel With a Name Like Love, features song)
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Materials include publicity materials, published articles, correspondence letters, and notes on her novel. It also contains twelve drafts of Tess Hilmo's book, With a Name Like Love. Dated approximately 2003-2012.
Materials include emails between Tess Hilmo and her editor, rejection e-mails between Tess Hilmo and several publishing houses, letters from children thanking her for coming to their school, and letters from her fans praising her new book. Dated 2009-2012.