Tim Weed is the author of two books: a short fiction collection, A Field Guide to Murder & Fly Fishing, named to the Eric Hoffer Book Award Grand Prize Shortlist, and a novel, Will Poole’s Island, one of Bank Street College of Education’s Best Books of the Year. He’s the winner of a Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Award and his work has appeared in Literary Hub, The Millions, Backcountry, The Writer’s Chronicle, Colorado Review, Talking Points Memo, and elsewhere. Tim teaches in the Newport MFA in Creative Writing and is the co-founder of the Cuba Writers Program. A former featured expert for National Geographic Expeditions, he spent the first part of his career directing international educational programs throughout Latin America and in Spain, Portugal, Australia, Iceland, and other locations around the globe. Based in southern Vermont and Nantucket, Tim is an avid outdoorsman with a particular love of fly fishing.