About The Author

Timothy McDonnell grew up in the wilderness of northeastern Minnesota. His parents owned and operated a resort on the periphery of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area not unlike his fictitious Babiche Lake Lodge inWhere Water Collides With Stone. He spent decades teaching English and reading skills to deaf and hard-of-hearing students in suburban Minneapolis. By avocation, he is an avid paddle tripper, writer, and dreamer. Since his retirement, Timothy spends his time writing and doing volunteer work for a Twin Cities nonprofit organization that helps individuals transition out of homeless shelters and into independent living. He is an avid fly fisherman. He also stays busy helping his wife fulfill a mutual commitment to happiness.

Upcoming Events


Mark your summer calendar for this fun event and join us at the end of the Gunflint Trail on Sunday, September 5th. This is a fund-raiser for the Gunflint Trail Historical Society and a good time in the good woods. Tim has been invited to attend as a guest author. All three of his books will be available for sale and for signing. Bring your appetite.

Meanwhile, check out the Chik-Wauk website: There just may be some avian activity on their loon cam.

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