Tim Dorsey





Tim Dorsey


Born
in Indiana, The United States
January 01, 1961

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Tim Dorsey was born in Indiana, moved to Florida at the age of 1, and grew up in a small town about an hour north of Miami called Riviera Beach. He graduated from Auburn University in 1983. While at Auburn, he was editor of the student newspaper, The Plainsman.

From 1983 to 1987, he was a police and courts reporter for The Alabama Journal, the now-defunct evening newspaper in Montgomery. He joined The Tampa Tribune in 1987 as a general assignment reporter. He also worked as a political reporter in the Tribune’s Tallahassee bureau and a copy desk editor. From 1994 to 1999, he was the Tribune’s night metro editor. He left the paper in August 1999 to write full time.

Tim has since published twelve novels in several languages: Florida Roadkill,
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Florida Roadkill (Serge Sto...

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Hammerhead Ranch Motel (Ser...

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The Stingray Shuffle (Serge...

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Triggerfish Twist (Serge St...

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Cadillac Beach (Serge Storm...

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“Relieve stress through hysterical screaming.”
Tim Dorsey

“I don't suffer from insanity. I can actually say that I enjoy it.”
Tim Dorsey

“But you have to understand, mental illness is like cholesterol. There is is good kind and the bad. Without the good kind- less flavor to life. Van Gogh, Beethoven, Edgar Allen Poe, Sylvia Plath, Pink Floyd (the early Piper at the Gates of Dawn line up), scientific breakthroughs, spiritual revolution, utopian visions, zany nationalism that kills millions- wait, that’s the bad kind. Tim Dorsey (Hurricane Punch)”
Tim Dorsey, Hurricane Punch

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