Tim Chapman is a former forensic scientist for the Chicago police department who currently teaches writing and tai chi chuan. He holds a Master's degree in Creative Writing from Northwestern University. His fiction has been published in The Southeast Review, the Chicago Reader, Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, Printers Row Journal, and the anthology, "The Rich and the Dead." His first novel, "Bright and Yellow, Hard and Cold," (re-released as "A Trace of Gold") was a finalist in Shelf Unbound's 2013 Best Indie Book competition. His short stories have been collected under the title, "Kiddieland and other misfortunes." His latest novel, "The Blue Silence," was just released. In his spare time he paints pretty pictures and makes an annoying noise with his saxophone that he claims is music.
  • Chicago
  • JoinedApril 15, 2014

Stories by Tim Chapman
A Trace of Gold: Murder Chicago Style by ChicagoTimChapman
A Trace of Gold: Murder Chicago St...
Forensic scientist Sean McKinney hunts a serial killer who is targeting senior citizens associated with the 1...
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Saint Catherine by ChicagoTimChapman
Saint Catherine
Short Story
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