Tim is the co-founder of the Cuba Writers Program and has served as a featured expert for National Geographic Expeditions in Cuba, Spain, Portugal, Patagonia, and Tierra del Fuego. He is the winner of a Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Award and a Solas Best Travel Writing Award, and his short fiction and essays have appeared in Colorado Review, Gulf Coast, Talking Points Memo, The Millions, Fiction Writers Review, Writer’s Chronicle, Backcountry, and many others.
Tim’s first novel, Will Poole’s Island, was named to Bank Street College of Education’s list of the Best Books of the Year (2014). His short fiction collection, A Field Guide to Murder & Fly Fishing, a finalist for the 2017 International Book Awards (Short Fiction category), was previously shortlisted for the New Rivers Press Many Voices Project, the Autumn House Press Fiction Prize, and the Lewis-Clark Press Discovery Award. Tim teaches creative writing at GrubStreet in Boston and in the MFA Creative & Professional Writing program at Western Connecticut State University.
Tim’s August 2017 New Hampshire Public Radio interview on nature, writing, Rome, and A Field Guide to Murder & Fly Fishing. Click here for the podcast, a transcript, and Tim’s top five reading recommendations.
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