About the Author

Tim Tingle Author PhotoTim Tingle

Tim Tingle is an award-winning American author and a member of the Choctaw Tribe of Oklahoma. He received a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Texas and a master’s degree in English from the University of Oklahoma. With influence coming from the stories of his ancestors, he has built his career out of telling stories focusing on Native American peoples. His family has endured many of the hardships that were thrust upon Native Americans. His grandmother endured life at a Native American boarding school in the early 1900s and his great-great-grandfather was forced to walk the Trail of Tears. He has received many accolades for his written works and his storytelling ability, including the American Indian Youth Literature Award, having a book chosen as an Editor’s Choice by the New York Times book review, and an Independent Publisher Book Award.


Website: timtingle.com

Biography: Tim's bio

Tim Tingle is interviewed about his storytelling: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UIODVHojSnA 


Interview with Tim Tingle by August House Publishers: https://www.augusthouse.com/single-post/Interview-with-Tim-Tingle


Interview with Tim Tingle by fellow author Cynthia Leitich Smith: https://cynthialeitichsmith.com/2018/05/author-interview-tim-tingle-choctaw/


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Texas Ghost Stories

Spooky Texas Tales

Spirits Dark and Light: Supernatural Tales from the Five Civilized Tribes

Crossing Bok Chitto: A Choctaw Tale of Friendship and Freedom


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Danny Blackgoat, Navajo Prisoner

Danny Blackgoat, Rugged Road to Freedom

House of Purple Cedar

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When a Ghost Talks, Listen

Stone River Crossing


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