Tim Wendel

Author & Teacher, Johns Hopkins University

Tim Wendel is the author of 13 books, including "Summer of '68," "Castro's Curveball" and the award-winning memoir "Cancer Crossings: A Brother, His Doctors and the Quest for a Cure to Childhood Leukemia."

As a writer-in-residence at Johns Hopkins University, he teaches fiction and nonfiction graduate classes and develops online courses. Formerly an editor and op-ed columnist at USA Today, his stories have also appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, National Geographic, GQ and Esquire.

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