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

Advance praise & early reviews: A FIELD GUIDE TO MURDER & FLY FISHING

Deeply honored by these early reactions to my forthcoming short fiction collection, which launches officially on April 7, 2017. Excerpts linked to full reviews: “From the mountain lakes of the Colorado Rockies to cobbled streets of Spain, this fascinating collection of short stories by Vermont-based writer Tim Weed (Will Poole’s Island) never disappoints. The stories…

Back to Havana at a momentous time

This morning we have the news that Fidel Castro has passed out of this world. Whatever you think of his policies there can be no question that he was one of the most colorful and important world-historical figures of the 20th century. I’m heading to Havana in a few days, traveling with a small…

New story out in Main Street Rag ghost anthology

Pleased to report that my story, “The Foreigner,” is about to appear in a new anthology of ghost stories and poems. The story is set in my one-time home city of Granada, Spain, where an amateur photographer’s increasingly uncanny encounters with locals lead him to a difficult pass. The anthology, titled Polterguests, is available for pre-order…

 
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