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

Collection is a finalist for the International Book Awards

Honored and very pleased to report that A Field Guide to Murder & Fly Fishing has been chosen as a finalist in the 2017 International Book Awards (Short Story category). It occurs to me to mention that for a certain kind of person, this collection would make an excellent Father’s Day gift! You can order the beautiful…

Two new craft articles out . . . and a translation to Italian

“Classic Omniscience Revisited: Lessons for the Modern Novelist in Thackeray’s Vanity Fair.” Empty Mirror.  “Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Fiction Writer in the Modern Age? A Quiz.” Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers “A caccia del fantasma de Hemingway All’Avana,” Edizioni Sur (translated by Martina Ricciardi). (Originally “Chasing Hemingway’s…

Book Tour

The book tour for A Field Guide to Murder & Fly Fishing kicks off this Tuesday, May 16, at The Vermont Book Shop in Middlebury, a town I know and love, having gone to college there! The reading will be hosted by Jenny Lyons, who recently wrote quite a lovely review of the…

 
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