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Mayhem Comes to Vero Beach

In Print: News about authors who are visiting Vero Beach

As best I can tell, Tim Dorsey is fairly normal. He seems to have had a normal childhood, grew up in a normal town (Riviera Beach - well, fairly normal), and probably had normal friends. He graduated from Auburn University in 1983 with a B.S. in Transportation (unusual, perhaps, but still normal). At Auburn, he was editor of The Plainsman, the school newspaper and presumably where the writing bug got hold of him. After a four-year stint as a police and courts reporter for the now defunct Alabama Journal, he signed on with The Tampa Tribune in 1987 as a general assignment reporter.

Read the entire article in the Summer 2001 issue