Tim Weed

About me

Tim Weed is the author of WILL POOLE’S ISLAND (Namelos 2014). His short fiction has appeared in Colorado Review, Gulf Coast, Sixfold, and many other journals and anthologies. He is the winner of a Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Award and a Best Travel Writing Solas Award, and his collected stories have been shortlisted for the New Rivers Press Many Voices Project, the Autumn House Fiction Prize, and the Lewis-Clark Press Discovery Award. Based in Vermont and Nantucket, Tim is a lecturer in the MFA Writing program at Western Connecticut State University and a featured expert for National Geographic Expeditions in Cuba, Spain, and Patagonia. WILL POOLE’S ISLAND is Tim’s first novel.

From my website

Two new reviews for A Field Guide to Murder & Fly Fishing

Great to see these two recent reviews of A Field Guide to Murder & Fly Fishing. (If you’re interested, I’ve collected excerpts from all known reviews so far here, along with links.) The first is from Big Sky Journal, a “high-end, general interest magazine that captures the full range of culture and…

Will Poole’s Island named to list of Best Young Adult Historical Fiction Books

Honored to be on this list, which also includes Laurie Halse Anderson’s Fever 1793, Christopher Paul Curtis’ Bud, Not Buddy, and Ann Rinaldi’s Numbering All the Bones. An excerpt of the review on Homeschooling Teen website, the list’s publisher: “This novel has everything a teen could hope for in a…

Cats & writers essay at LitHub

“The Half-Wild Muse: On Writers and their Cats” is up at Literary Hub. It was a fun essay to write and I hope fun to read as well.  More from me on writing and the writing life here.

 
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