Biography (The important one)
Timothy Braun is a writer living in Austin, TX with his tomato plants, ukulele, and his dog, Dusty-Danger. He is a judge for the Kids PBS GO Writers Contest, a fan of the Indianapolis Colts, and George is his favorite Beatle. In 2016 Braun was named a Taco Ambassador of the "Tacos of Texas" Taco Council, a new book by Taco Journalism from the University of Texas Press.
Biography (The boring one)
Timothy Braun is a writer living in Austin, TX. His essays have been published by The New York Times, Huffingtonpost, Culturebot, The Good Men Project, the Austin Chronicle, Austin Monthly, and American Theatre Magazine, and The Weeklings, among others. He has been an artists-in-residence at the MacDowell Colony, Djerassi, Santa Fe Art Institute, Edward F. Albee Foundation, Ucross, Blue Mountain Center for the Arts and Humanities, Anderson Center for the Interdisciplinary Studies, Prairie Center For The Arts, Madroño Ranch: A Center for Writing, Art, and the Environment, the Writer's Colony at Dairy Hollow, the Osage Arts Community, HERE Arts Center, The Lilian E. Smith Center, and was a Dorothy Norton Clay fellowship at the Mary Anderson Center for the Arts. The Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation, Hatch, John Anson Kittredge Fund, and Puffin Foundation, and the City of Austin Cultural Foundation grants have funded his projects. His plays and operas have been performed in theatres, site-specific spaces, and festivals across the United States and Europe. Playscripts publishes some of his work. He is the co-author of The Hand Book of Creative Writing (Edinburgh University Press) and The Half Life of 64 (Blurb). Education includes a BS from Ball State University in History and Theater, an MA from the University of New Mexico in Theater and Dance, an Exile fellowship at the University of Ulster in conjunction with the University of California San Diego and Yale University, and an MFA from Columbia University. In 2015 Braun was invited by the Columbia University's Digital Storytelling Lab to work on "Sherlock Holmes and The Internet of Things", a collaborative project in 20 cities across the world with writers, game designers, and hackers launched at the 53rd New York Film Festival at Lincoln Center with his piece "The 66th Motivation." The project was in London as part of Power to the Pixel: Cross Media Forum, held in association with the 59th BFI London Film Festival. His Re/Play project has been to SXSW, and Come Out and Play Festival of New York and San Fransisco. For the 2017 SXSW festival, Braun participated in the "Frankenstein AI: a monster made by many," and was a Forward/Story fellow in Indonesia in the summer 2017. In 2018 he was awarded a National Science Foundation Innovation Research Grant, and a Sawtelle Financial Teaching Innovation Grant. Braun is a founding member of Teleludonics 3000. He teaches at St. Edward's University, where he serves on the Common text committee, and the University of Texas at San Antonio, where he serves on the Faculty Affairs Committee. Braun was on the board of directors of Salvage Vanguard Theatre 2012-2016, is joining the board of directors of Austin Bat Cave in 2018, is an associate writer for the New York Journal of Books, and was the founding Editor-In-Chief of New and Social Media for the Fusebox Festival. Braun hates writing in the third person.