Tim Dorsey





Tim Dorsey

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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 Hammerhead Ranch Motel Orange Crush Triggerfish Twist The Stingray Shuffle Cadillac Beach Torpedo Juice
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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

“The whole family is a bunch of dangerous freaks...Most are ex-cons or junkies or deranged from inbreeding. Five have died violently, three are back in prison, two have gone insane from untreated venereal disease, and one writes book reviews.”
Tim Dorsey, Triggerfish Twist

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