Tim Wendel, Adjunct Faculty
A writer-in-residence at Johns Hopkins University, Tim Wendel is the author of 13 books, including Summer of ’68, High Heat, Castro’s Curveball and Cancer Crossings: A Brother, His Doctors and the Quest to Cure Childhood Leukemia. His stories have appeared in the New York Times, National Geographic, Washington Post, Washingtonian, Gargoyle, Huffington Post, GQ and Esquire. As an instructor at JHU, Tim has twice won the awards for teaching excellence and professional achievement. A graduate of the JHU writing program, he wrote Castro’s Curveball as his thesis project, with Random House purchasing the novel as he finished the program.
Pulitzer Prize winner David Maraniss calls Wendel’s work “a winning mix of science, biography and mythology.” In an Editor’s Choice selection, the New York Times describes his writing as “sensitive and scrupulous.”