Tim welcomes direct inquiries. Scroll down for links to interviews, features, and high-resolution cover images and author photos. A separate page contains links to reviews.

vprA spirited seven-minute conversation with Mitch Wertlieb of Vermont Public Radio about fiction, fly fishing, avalanches, the Grateful Dead, and A Field Guide to Murder & Fly Fishing. Click here for the podcast and transcript. 

A wide-ranging eleven-minute discussion with Peter Biello of Vermont Public Radio about early America, the genesis of Will Poole’s Island, and new perspectives on the Thanksgiving myth. Click here for the podcast and transcript.

An in-depth interview with Art Hutchinson at Fiction Writers Review on extreme and unusual settings, the virtues of noticing, and how fiction can push the boundaries of conscious perception. 

An illustrated meditation on the writing craft at Necessary Fiction, including the author’s thoughts on “research” in fiction and the importance of place in the writing of A Field Guide to Writing & Fly Fishing

A brief conversation and “leader spotlight” with Patrick Noyes of Putney Student Travel about why fiction has to be dark, and how A Field Guide to Murder & Fly Fishing was shaped by the author’s years as a leader of Putney’s student travel programs.

logoA lively discussion about historical fiction, the research behind Will Poole’s Island, the differences between writing novels and short fiction, and more. Read the complete interview with the Fiction Writer’s Review.

An interview with National Geographic Student Expeditions about Cuba, writing, reading, and travel.

An interview about Will Poole’s Island on Literary New England Radio Show. Click here for the podcast. Note: Tim’s portion of the interview begins at minute 38.50.

On the interrelatedness of travel, writing, reading, getting outdoors, and leaving the digital world behind. An interview with Putney Student Travel.

On writing, research, and what makes great historical fiction. “Inside Historical Fiction,” an interview with M.K. Tod. 

COMMWEBNEWCasting a Wide Net: Tim Weed’s A Field Guide to Murder & Fly Fishing Gathers Stories from Years of Global Adventure,” The Commons (Windham County, Vermont)

Shadow Play: Dreams, Visions, and Hallucinations in Fiction. Fiction Writers Review

1GIGWESD_400x400It’s Long Past Time to Update the Thanksgiving Myth,” Talking Points Memo.

A Taste of History,” Nantucket Magazine (Nantucket, MA).

Historic Nantucket Reimagined,”  Kimberly Nolan, The Inquirer and Mirror (Nantucket, MA).

“Historical Fiction is More Important than Ever: 10 Writers Weigh In.” Literary Hub.

Persistence Pays Off for Newly Published Author,” NowU (Gannett).

Tim Weed at the Duxbury Free Library,” Duxbury Clipper (MA)


Tim Weed’s ‘Will Poole’s Island’ full of mystery and history,” Cicely M. Eastman, Brattleboro Reformer (VT).

Local Adventurer Pens Young Adult Novel,” Madeleine Bonneau, Brattleboro Reformer (VT).

A very short interview about what it was like to work with Roald Dahl’s former editor, literary influences, writing habits, and who should play the lead in the (hypothetical) movie version of Will Poole’s Island.

Steve Pickard’s inspiring two minute video on National Geographic Expeditions’ Exploring Patagonia program, including an interview with a certain NatGeo featured expert.


A Visit to Will Poole’s Island.” In Reference to Murder.

Tim Weed Talks About How History Formed the Characters in His Novel.The Founding Fields.

Guest Post: Will Poole’s Island by Tim Weed.Brook Cottage Books.

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July 14, 2016, Organic farm in Alamar.

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