A Playground for Empire: Historical Perspectives on Cuba and the U.S.A.
Tim Weed explores Cuba’s long struggle for sovereignty, from the Spanish-American war of 1898 to the 1959 Cuban Revolution.
A native Vermonter and current resident of Putney, Tim Weed is an award-winning novelist and lecturer. Co-founder of the Cuba Writers Program and a featured expert for National Geographic Expeditions in Cuba, Spain, Portugal, Tierra del Fuego, and Patagonia, Tim has lived and worked in more than twenty-five countries on every continent except Antarctica.
Tim is the winner of a Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Award. His short fiction collection, A Field Guide to Murder & Fly Fishing, made the 2018 Eric Hoffer Book Award Grand Prize Shortlist, and his first novel, Will Poole’s Island, was named to Bank Street College of Education’s list of the Best Books of the Year. Tim teaches at GrubStreet in Boston and in the Newport MFA in Creative Writing.