Vermont Humanities

Tim Weed

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Image of Tim WeedA native Vermonter and current resident of Putney, Tim Weed is an award-winning novelist and lecturer.

His short fiction collection, A Field Guide to Murder & Fly Fishing, was shortlisted for the Eric Hoffer Book Award Grand Prize, 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 is on the core faculty of the Newport MFA in Creative Writing, is co-founder of the Cuba Writers Program, and has lived and worked in more than twenty-five countries on every continent except Antarctica.

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Talks by Tim Weed

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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.

Vermont Humanities*** June 27, 2016