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 Semifinalist for Subito Press Prose Prize

Pleased to note that my short fiction collection, “A Field Guide to Murder and Fly Fishing,” was named a semifinalist for the 2015 Subito Press Prose Prize. So far, earlier versions of the same book have also been shortlisted for the New Rivers Press Many Voices Project, the Autumn House Fiction Prize,…

New review of Howard Axelrod’s The Point of Vanishing up at The Rumpus

It was such a pleasure to introduce my good friend Howard Axelrod recently at the Brattleboro Literary Festival, and I very much enjoyed reviewing his new memoir, The Point of Vanishing, for The Rumpus. I can’t recommend this book more highly, even if memoir is not your typical reading fare. Read…

New Short Fiction out in Saranac Review

Hey everyone, very pleased to announce the publication of my story, “The Dragon of Conchagua,” in the latest issue of Saranac Review. In the story, a troubled former Peace Corps volunteer returns to Ecuador to climb a high-altitude volcano, where he is plagued by disturbingly vivid memories. This is a subject that has been…

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