Literary dynamite, Timothy Jay Smith is a well travelled author who brings you novels that enthrall.
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Multi-award-winning, Trident Media Group author, Timothy Jay Smith has been on a whirlwind life adventure.
Now Timothy enthralls us with his amazing novels.
Timothy's latest book, Fire on the Island, is set on the island of Lesvos, Greece. Told largely through three generations of women in one family. All of Timothy's books are literary thrillers, with strong plots.
Tim Jay Smith's other works:
The Fourth Courier, set at the end of the Cold War in Poland, is the steamiest of them all, but never over-the-top.
Cooper’s Promise, set in a fictitious West African country, is the story of a gay American deserter from the war in Iraq who vows to save a 14-year-old girl trafficked into prostitution to redeem himself for an earlier promise he couldn’t keep.
Timothy Jay Smith's Bio:
Raised crisscrossing America pulling a small green trailer behind the family car, Timothy Jay Smith developed a ceaseless wanderlust that has taken him around the world many times. En route, he’s found the characters that people his work. Polish cops and Greek fishermen, mercenaries and arms dealers, child prostitutes and wannabe terrorists, Indian Chiefs and Indian tailors: he’s hung with them all in an unparalleled international career that saw him smuggle banned plays from behind the Iron Curtain, maneuver through Occupied Territories, represent the U.S. at the highest levels of foreign governments, and stowaway aboard a ‘devil’s barge’ for a three-day crossing from Cape Verde that landed him in an African jail.
Tim brings the same energy to his writing that he brought to a distinguished career, and as a result, he has won top honors for his novels, screenplays and stage plays in numerous prestigious competitions. Fire on the Island won the Gold Medal in the 2017 Faulkner-Wisdom Competition for the Novel, and his screenplay adaptation of it was named Best Indie Script by WriteMovies. Another novel, The Fourth Courier, set in Poland, published in 2019 by Arcade Publishing, received tremendous reviews and was a finalist for Best Gay Mystery in the 2020 Lambda Literary Awards. Previously, he won the Paris Prize for Fiction (now the Paris Literary Prize) for his novel, A Vision of Angels. Kirkus Reviews called Cooper’s Promise “literary dynamite” and selected it as one of the Best Books of 2012.
Tim was nominated for the 2018 Pushcart Prize. His stage play, How High the Moon, won the prestigious Stanley Drama Award, and his screenplays have won competitions sponsored by the American Screenwriters Association, WriteMovies, Houston WorldFest, Rhode Island International Film Festival, Fresh Voices, StoryPros, and the Hollywood Screenwriting Institute. He is the founder of the Smith Prize for Political Theater.
Timothy Jay Smith is represented by Mark Gottlieb at Trident Media Group.
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