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G. Thomas Tanselle, author of Essays in Bibliographical History and Book-Jackets: Their History, Forms, and Use, is president of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia and former vice president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
Ed Tarkington is the author of Only Love Can Break Your Heart, his first novel. He received a PhD from the Graduate Creative Writing Program at Florida State. A frequent contributor to Chapter16.org, his essays and stories have appeared in Nashville Scene, Commercial Appeal, the Pittsburgh Quarterly, and elsewhere.
Brent Tarter, author of Daydreams and Nightmares: A Virginia Family Faces Secession and War, is a founding editor of the Library of Virginia’s Dictionary of Virginia Biography and the author of The Grandees of Government: The Origin and Persistence of Undemocratic Politics in Virginia.
Glenn Taylor, author of A Hanging at Cinder Bottom, has been a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He was born and raised in Huntington, W. Va, and he now lives with his wife and three sons in Morgantown where he teaches at West Virginia University.
Art Taylor, author of On the Road with Del and Louise: A Novel in Stories, has won two Agatha Awards, a Macavity Award, and three consecutive Derringer Awards for his short fiction. He writes frequently on mystery and suspense for the Washington Post and Mystery Scene Magazine.
Christin Taylor teaches at UVa, with interests in student development, African American literature, race, class, and gender studies. She has published in the Southern Quarterly.
Nicole A. Taylor, author of The Up South Cookbook, is a host of Hot Grease podcast. Her work has appeared in First We Feast, Cherry Bombe, Amtrak, Southern Foodways Alliance’s Gravy, and Travel Noire, as well as cookbook compilations.
Jordan Taylor teaches American Studies and film at St. Anne’s-Belfield School, where he also serves as senior dean and head of the independent reading program. He has worked as a copywriter for film and music festivals, hosted Radio Freedonia on WTJU 91.1FM, and taught teen creative writing at WriterHouse.
Nato Thompson, author of Seeing Power: Art and Activism in the 21st Century, works as chief curator at Creative Time, one of New York’s most prestigious art organizations. He writes often on art and politics.
Charles D. Thompson, Jr., author of Border Odyssey: Travels Along the U.S./Mexico Divide, is a former farmer, farmworker and immigration advocate. A professor of cultural anthropology and documentary studies at Duke University, Thompson is the author of six books and four documentary films.
Amy Tillerson-Brown is associate professor of History at Mary Baldwin College. A native of Prince Edward County, for her dissertation Tillerson-Brown researched the activism of Black women in Prince Edward County, Va., 1930-1965. Formerly, she was director of the African American Heritage Program at VFH.
Charles Todd (Caroline), author of Pattern of Lies of the Bess Crawford mysteries, is also author of the Inspector Ian Rutledge mysteries, and two stand-alone novels. A mother and son writing team, they live in Delaware and North Carolina.
Charles Todd, author of Pattern of Lies of the Bess Crawford mysteries, is also author of the Inspector Ian Rutledge mysteries, and two stand-alone novels. A mother and son writing team, they live in Delaware and North Carolina.
Mark Tooley, author of The Peace That Almost Was: The Forgotten Story of the 1861 Washington Peace Conference and the Final Attempt to Avert Civil War, is a lifelong northern Virginian and publishes articles on history, faith, and political life.
Leslie Truex, author of Digital Writer Success: How to Make a Living Blogging, Freelance Writing, and ePublishing Online, is an ideaphoric writer, author, speaker, entrepreneur and mom. Her alter ego writes a sexy cozy mystery series.
Leonard Tuchyner, author of A Journey to Elsewhere: Poetry Through the Seasons of Life, facilitates a seniors’ “Writing for Healing and Growth” group and is also an active member of the Charlottesville writing community. His poetry, short stories, and articles are featured in various periodicals, magazines, and anthologies.
Neely Tucker, author of Murder, D.C., writes non-fiction by day on the national desk of The Washington Post and fiction by night. As the latter allows a friendly glass of bourbon by the keyboard, it’s much more fun.
Erin Tucker, executive director of On Our Own of Charlottesville, a peer-run recovery center, has a BS in Human Services Counseling and Psychology from Old Dominion University and certification in facilitation and peer support.
Damon Tweedy is author of Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor’s Reflections on Race and Medicine, a New York Times-bestseller and TIME magazine selection as a best book of 2015. He is a graduate of Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Tweedy is an assistant professor of psychiatry at Duke University Medical Center and staff physician at the Durham Veteran Affairs Medical Center.