Participants

Please note, the list of participants is constantly being updated. Check back often for additions, changes and cancellations.

G. Thomas Tanselle

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.

Genre: Non-Fiction

Ed Tarkington

Only Love Can Break Your Heart

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.

Speaker's Twitter Genre: Fiction

Brent Tarter

Daydreams and Nightmares: A Virginia Family Faces Secession and War

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.

Genre: Non-Fiction

Glenn Taylor

A Hanging at Cinder Bottom

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.

Speaker's Twitter Genre: Fiction

Art Taylor

On the Road with Del & Louise: A Novel in Stories

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.

Speaker's Website Speaker's Facebook Speaker's Twitter Genre: Crime Wave

Christin Taylor

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.

Genre: Non-Fiction

Jordan Taylor

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.

Speaker's Twitter Genre: Children/Youth, Fiction

Charles Thompson, Jr.

Border Odyssey: Travels Along the U.S./Mexico Divide

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.

Speaker's Website Speaker's Facebook Genre: Non-Fiction

Amy Tillerson-Brown

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.

Genre: Non-Fiction

Charles Todd (Caroline)

Pattern of Lies

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.

Speaker's Facebook Genre: Crime Wave

Charles Todd

Pattern of Lies

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.

Speaker's Facebook Genre: Crime Wave

Mark Tooley

The Peace That Almost Was: The Forgotten Story of the 1861 Washington Peace Conference and the Final Attempt to Avert Civil War

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.

Speaker's Website Speaker's Twitter Genre: Non-Fiction

Leslie Truex

Digital Writer Success: How to Make a Living Blogging, Freelance Writing and ePublishing Online

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.

Speaker's Website Speaker's Facebook Speaker's Twitter Genre: Publishing

Leonard Tuchyner

A Journey to Elsewhere: Poetry Through the Seasons of Life

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.

Genre: Poetry

Erin Tucker

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.

Speaker's Website Genre: Non-Fiction

Damon Tweedy

Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor's Reflections on Race and Medicine

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.

Speaker's Website Speaker's Facebook Genre: Non-Fiction