Cahill, Tim

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CAHILL, Tim. American, b. 1943. Genres: Travel/Exploration, Essays. Career: Journalist and writer. Worked as a lifeguard, longshoreman, and warehouse worker; Rolling Stone, San Francisco, then NYC, associate editor and staff writer, 1971-; Outside, founding editor, 1976-77; freelance writer. Publications: Buried Dreams: Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer, 1987; Road Fever: A High-Speed Travelogue, 1991; (ed. and contrib.) Wild Places: Twenty Journeys into the North American Outdoors, 1996. ESSAYS: Jaguars Ripped My Flesh: Adventure Is a Risky Business, 1987; A Wolverine Is Eating My Leg, 1989; Pecked to Death by Ducks (essays), 1993; Pass the Butterworms: Remote Journeys Oddly Rendered, 1997; Hold the Enlightenment, 2003. FILMS: The Living Sea; Everest; Dolphins. Contributor to books and periodicals.