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 Literary Hub, Colorado Review, Gulf Coast, 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, in the MFA writing program at Western Connecticut State University, and in the Newport MFA program at Salve Regina College. He is a member of the Vermont Humanities Council Speakers’ Bureau.
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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