Authors - T


Taft, William H.

Missouri County: Boone
Genre: Journalism, Missouri
Audience: Adult
Published Works:
Missouri Newspapers, University of Missouri Press, 1964
Missouri Newspapers: When and Where, 1802-1963, State Historical Society of Missouri, 1996
Missouri Newspapaers and the Missouri Press Association, 125 Years of Service, 1867-1992,Heritage House, 1992
Newspapers as Tools for Historians, Lucas Brothers, 1967
American Magazines for the 1980's, Hastings House, 1982
Encyclopedia of 20th Century Journalists, Garland, 1986
Have any works been translated into other languages? No
Contact Information:
107 Sondra Ave.
Columbia, MO 65202-1416

Tanner, Roy L.

Missouri County: Adair
Genre: Nonfiction, Literary criticism
Audience: Adult
Published Works:
The Humor of Irony and Satire in the Tradiciones Peruanas, University of Missouri Press, 1986
Have any works been translated into other languages? Writes in other languages
Speaking Engagements: Author accepts
Fee for speaking: Variable
Limitations on travel: Depends on circumstances
Contact Information:
Northeast Missouri State University
Division of Language & Literature
Kirksville, MO 63501

Taylor, James Henry

Missouri County: Johnson
Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction/Fantasy. Short Stories
Audience: Adult
Published Works:
Honeysuckle and Other Stories, (Cave Hollow Press, 2002)
Convenience Store Vampire (Dragonfly Extravaganza, 1999)
Enterprising Egrets Eye Elegant Eels(Sweetgum Notes, 2006)
The Whipping-Boy (Sweetgum Notes, 2006).
Have any works been translated into other languages? No
Speaking Engagements:
Author will consider requests from within 100 miles of Warrensburg, Missouri.

Thomas, Kenn

Missouri County: St. Louis
Genre: Conspiracy Theories
Audience: Adult
Published Works:
Popular Alienation, Illuminet, 1995
NASA, Nazis and JFK, Adventures Unlimited Press, 1996
The Octopus, Feral House, 1996
Mind Control, Oswald and JFK, Adventures Unlimited Press,  1997
Flying Saucers Over Los Angeles, Adventures Unlimited Press, 1998
Maury Island UFO, Illuminet, 1999
Inside the Gemstone File, Adventures Unlimited Press, 1999
Cyberculture Counterconspiracy (two volumes), Book Tree, 2000
Have any works been translated into other languages? No
Speaking Engagements: Author accepts
Fee for speaking: Variable
Limitations on travel: None
Contact Information:
P.O. Box 23715
St. Louis, MO. 63121
Phone:  (314)382-5160
Email:  kennthomas@umsl.edu

Thomas, Sue

Missouri County: Clay
Genre: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Textbooks, Missouri, History
Audience: Children/Adult
Published Works:
A Second Home: Missouri's Early Schools, University of Missouri Press, 2006
The Primary Poetry Box, Educational Insights, 1982
Curtain I, Trillium Press/Royal Fireworks Press, 1986
Curtain II, Trillium Press/Royal Fireworks Press, 1986
The Poetry Pad, Royal Fireworks Press, 1993
Secesh, Royal Fireworks Press, 2001
Numerous articles and poems have also been published
Have any works been translated into other languages? No

Thornton, Carolyn Gray

Missouri County: Vernon
Genre: Essays, Journalism, Missouri Related, Weekly Columns,
Audience:  Adult
Published Works:
A Funny Thing Happened on the Road to Senility (I Discovered the Joys of Being Middle Aged Plus), Skyward Publishing Inc., 1999
Have any works been translated into other languages? No
Speaking Engagements: Author accepts
Fee for speaking:  Variable
Limitations on travel:  None if travel is paid for
Contact Information:
RR #1 Box 94a
Nevada, MO 64772-9718
Phone: (417)667-9559
Email:  cgthornton@u-n-i.net

Thum, Gladys

Missouri County: St. Louis County
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult
Published Works:
The Persuaders: Propaganda in War and Peace (with Marcella Thum), NY: Atheneum, 1974, Chicago: McDougal, Litel, 1976
Exploring Military America (with Marcella Thum), NY: Atheneum, 1982
Airlift! The Story of the Military Airlift Command (with Marcella thum), NY: Dodd, Mead and Co, 1986
Have any works been translated into other languages? No

Thum, Marcella

Missouri County: St. Louis
Genre: Fiction, Nonfiction, Mystery, Romance, Travel, Autobiography/Biography
Audience: Young Adult/Adult
Published Works:
Fiction for Young Adults:
Mystery at Crane's Landing, Dodd Mead, 1964
Treasure of Crazy Quilt Farm, Franklin Watts, 1966
Anne of the Sandwich Islands,Dodd Mead, 1967
Librarian with Wings, Dodd Mead, 1967
Secret of the Sunken Treasure, Dodd Mead, 1969
Nonfiction for Young Adults:
Exploring Black America, Atheneum, 1975
Exploring Literary America, Atheneum, 1979
Exploring Military America (with Gladys Thum), Atheneum, 1982
Nonfiction for Adults:
The Persuaders, Propaganda in War and Peace (with Gladys Thum), Atheneum, 1972
Airlift, Story of Military Airlift Command (with Gladys Thum), Dodd Mead, 1986
Hippocrene USA Guide to Black America, Hippocrene, 1992
Gothic/Mystery:
Fernwood, Doubleday, 1973; Abbey Court, Doubleday, 1976;
Historical Romance:
The White Rose, Fawcett/Ballantine, 1980
Blazing Star,Fawcett/Ballantine, 1983
Jasmine, Fawcett/Ballantine, 1984
Wild Laurel,Fawcett/Ballantine, 1985
Margarite, Fawcett/Ballantine, 1987
Mistress of Paradise, Fawcett/Ballantine, 1988
Thorn Trees, Fawcett/Ballantine, 1991
Have any works been translated into other languages? Yes
Awards:
American Library Association's Children's Notable Book Award for Exploring Black America
Mystery Writers of America's "EDGAR" for best juvenile mystery for Mystery at Crane's Landing
Missouri Writers' Guild Award best book by a Missouri author for Treasure of Crazy Quilt Farm

Tidwell, Robin

Missouri County: St. Louis

Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Contemporary social issues, Missouri-related

Audience: Adult

Published Works:
Reduced, Rocking Horse Publishing, 2012
Reused, Rocking Horse Publishing, 2012
Recycled, Rocking Horse Publishing, 2013

Have any works been translated into other languages? No

Speaking Engagements: Yes

Fee for speaking: Yes

Limitations on travel: No

Contact Information:
11052 Olive Blvd.
Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Phone: 314-825-6860

E-mail: robin@robintidwell.com

Web site: www.RobinTidwell.com

 

Tiedemann, Mark W.

Missouri County: St. Louis
Genre: Science Fiction/Fantasy
Audience: Adult
Published Works:
Short stories published in various science fiction magazines
Remains 2005
Of Stars & Shadows, 2005
Hour of the Wolf, 2004
Aurora, 2003
Peace & Memory, 2003
Metal of Night, 2002
Chimera, 2002
Realtime, 2002
Mirage,  ibooks, 2000
Compass Reach, MeishaMerlin Publishing,  2001
Have any works been translated into other languages? No
Speaking Engagements: Author accepts
Fee for speaking: Yes
Contact Information:
P.O. Box 160160
St. Louis, MO 63116

Toft, Carolyn Hewes

Missouri County: St. Louis
Genre: Travel, Missouri, History, Architecture, St. Louis neighborhoods
Audience: Adult
Published Works:
Editor and Co-author on series:

Carondelet: The Ethnic Heritage of an Urban Neighborhood
The Hill: The Ethnic Heritage of an Urban Neighborhood
Soulard: The Ethnic Heritage of an Urban Neighborhood
The Ville: The Ethnic Heritage of an Urban Neighborhood, Washington University, 1975
Editor and Co-author:
Laclede's Landing: A History and Architectural Guide,Landmarks Association of St. Louis, 1977
The St. Louis Old Post Office and Environs: A History and Architectural Guide, Landmarks Association of St. Louis (with assistance from Missouri Arts Council) 1979
Compton Heights: A History and Architectural Guide, Landmarks Association of St. Louis, 1984
Downtown St. Louis Strategic Plan 1993
Downtown St. Louis, Inc. and The St. Louis Development Corporation, 1994
Editor and Graphic Designer: Harland Bartholomew, Saint Louis Public Library and Landmarks Association of St. Louis, 1990
Co-Author:
The Way We Came: a Century of the AIA in St. Louis, Patrice Press, 1991
Author and Graphic Designer: St. Louis: Landmarks and Historic Districts, Landmarks Association of St. Louis (with assistance from the Regional Arts Commission), 1988
Have any works been translated into other languages? No
Speaking Engagements: Author accepts
Fee: Yes
Limitations on travel: Depends on circumstances
Contact Information:
Landmarks Association of St. Louis
917 Locust St., 7th floor
St. Louis, MO 63101-1413

Treacy, Patricia

Missouri County: St. Louis
Genre: Nonfiction, Missouri-related
Audience: Adult
Published Works:
Grand Hotels of St. Louis, Arcadia, 2005.
Awards:
Missouri Association of Hospital PR Professionals, Annual Report and Feature Story, 1990
Business and Professional Advertising Association, TAM Award for Feature Article, 1995
National Federation of Press Women, St. Louis Chapter, The Story of the May Fair, 2000
Speaking Engagements: Author accepts
Fee for speaking:  Variable
Limitations on travel: 50 miles
Contact Information:
5523 Jamieson Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63109-332
Phone: (314)832-4182
Email: treapa@charter.net

Trickel, Evelyn Goodrich

Missouri County: Grundy
Genre: Nonfiction, Missouri-related
Audience: Young Adult/Adult
Published Works:
Orphan Trains to Missouri, University of Missouri Press, 1997
We Are A Part of History: The Story of Orphan Trains, The Donning Company, 1994
A Pictorial History of Grundy County, The Donning Company, 1991
Have any works been translated into other languages? No
Speaking Engagements: Author accepts
Fee for speaking:  Variable
Limitations on travel: 80- 100 miles
Contact Information:
Phone:
  (660)359-6910
Contact publishers:
The Donning Company
Marceline, MO 64658-9999
University of Missouri Press
2910 LeMone Blvd.
Columbia, MO 65201

Trowbridge, William L.

Missouri County: Nodaway
Genre: Poetry
Audience: Adult
Published Works:
The Book of Kong, Iowa State University Press, 1986
Enter Dark Stranger,University of Arkansas Press, 1989
O Paradise, University of Arkansas Press, 1995
Have any works been translated into other languages? Yes
Speaking Engagements: Author accepts
Fee for speaking: Yes
Contact Information:
907 S. Dunn St.
Maryville, MO 64468-2501

Troy, Mary

Missouri County: St. Louis
Genre: Fiction, Missouri-related, Literature
Audience: Adult
Published Works:
Cookie Lily, SMU Press, 2004; The Alibi Cafe and Other Stories, BkMK Press, 2003
Joe Baker is Dead, University of Missouri Press, 1998
**Short stories published in The Greensboro Review, American Literary Review,Boulevard, River Styx, The Chicago Tribune, and other publications.
**Has published essays in the award-winning anthology, In the Middle of the Middle West.
Have any works been translated into other languages? No
Awards:
Devil's Kitchen Reading Award for Best Book of Prose for, Cookie Liliy, 2004
The Alibi Cafe was a Finalist for the William Rockhill Nelson Award
Nelson Algren Award from the Chicago Tribune for the short story, Do You Believe In The Chicken Hanger, 1999
Joe Baker is Dead nominated for PEN/Faulkner Award
Abicho Quarterly Award-1996
Nominated for Pushcart Prize-1995 & 1996
"Turning Colder" included in contest anthology, American Fiction-1993
"Henrietta" included in contest anthology, American Fiction-1992
John Gould Fletcher Award-1986.
Speaking Engagements: Author accepts
Fee for speaking:  Variable
Limitations on travel: None
Contact Information:
Director, MFA Program
Associate Professor
Department of English
University of Missouri-St. Louis
One University Boulevard
St. Louis, MO. 63121
Phone: (314)516-6845
Email: marytroy@umsl.edu

Turner, Louella

Missouri County: St. Charles
Genre: Fiction, non-fiction, essays and screenplays
Audience: Young Adult, Adult
Published Works:
Editor and contributor for Cuivre River Anthology and Echoes of the Ozarks Anthology, Volumes I & II, contributor for Writing on Walls Anthology; St. Louis Post Dispatch and other newspapers;, Country Almanac; Millenium Magazine; Sweet Gum Press; Storyteller Magazine; Ozarks Magazine; and others.
Have any works been translated into other languages? No
Awards:
Dan Saults Award; First Place for Western Novel Oklahoma Writers Federation Inc.
First Place for Screenplay at Oklahoma Writers Federation Inc.
Nine First Place wins at annual Ozarks Creative Writers Conference in Eureka Springs Arkansas 1999-2005
Three People Choice Awards for Storyteller Magazine, 2006-2007
First Place James Nash Award for St. Louis Writers Guild
Pushcart Nomination 2005
Speaking Engagements: Author accepts
Fee for speaking:  Yes - fees variable
Limitations on travel: Within the U.S.
Contact Information:
Email:
LouTurn@aol.com