Welcome! On this site you can read the latest updates & reviews, check out my books and some of my short stories and essays, and get information on upcoming events: readings, talks, lectures, book events, workshops, and travel programs. On the press page, you’ll find links to print and radio interviews, profiles, feature articles, and high-resolution images. Click here for inquiries.
“From the mountain lakes of the Colorado Rockies to cobbled streets of Spain, this fascinating collection of short stories never disappoints. A Field Guide to Murder and Fly Fishing is a collection you’ll be happy to get lost in.” — Ploughshares
“I found myself consuming [these] thirteen tightly wound tales with addictive delight.” — Fiction Writers Review
“These stories bristle with energy and immediacy. The writing is spare and meticulous and packs a hefty emotional punch. I am not exaggerating when I say this collection kept me up at nights. I just couldn’t stop reading.” — Addison Independent
“Tim Weed proves himself a skilled creator of a sense of place . . . each story deposits one definitively into a geography, of mind and map.” — The Boston Globe
“Provocative and memorable, this collection strikes all the right chords.” — Main Street Rag
“From the title page to the last page, this is a book of gems.” — Big Sky Journal
Will Poole’s Island, a novel of friendship and adventure set in 17th century New England, has recently been reissued in paperback, audio, and ebook by Green Writers Press. Order from your local bookstore or buy at Amazon Audible Libro.fm Barnes & Noble Indiebound Bookshop.org.
“Immersive . . . This riveting portrayal of early Colonial New England shines a speculative but compelling light on the time and place.” — Kirkus Reviews
“Will Poole’s Island does several things and does them well. It is a sweet coming-of-age story, a riveting adventure tale, an insightful analysis of a difficult time in American history and an eloquent plea for understanding among all peoples.” — The Recorder (Greenfield, Mass)
“It’s been so long since I felt like a little girl in love with books again. Treasure Island, Island of the Blue Dolphins, The Yearling, lazing around on a spot of sunshine totally engrossed in this other, historical world, that’s how I feel about Will Poole’s Island.” — Suzanne Kingsbury, author of The Summer Fletcher Greel Loved Me
Tim Weed teaches in the Newport MFA in Creative Writing and is the co-founder of the Cuba Writers Program. He occasionally organizes private trips for writers, artists, museum groups, and families to Cuba, Spain, and various other locations of interest. Read a longer bio here, read about upcoming events and workshops, and programs here, or send Tim a direct message.