Tapply, William G.

views updated

TAPPLY, William G.

TAPPLY, William G. American, b. 1940. Genres: Mystery/Crime/Suspense, Recreation, Writing/Journalism. Career: Field and Stream mag., contributing editor, NYC; Lexington High School, MA, teacher, 1963-66, housemaster, 1972-87; Tufts University, Medford, MA, director of economic studies, 1968-69; Emerson College and Clark University, instructor of writing, 1995-. Publications: MYSTERY NOVELS: Death at Charity's Point, 1984; The Dutch Blue Error, 1984; Follow the Sharks, 1985; The Marine Corpse, 1986 (in U.K. as A Rodent of Doubt, 1987); Dead Meat, 1988; The Vulgar Boatman, 1987; A Void in Hearts, 1988; Dead Winter, 1989; Client Privilege, 1990; The Spotted Cats, 1991; Tight Lines, 1992; The Snake Eater, 1993; The Seventh Enemy, 1995; (with L. Barlow) Thicker than Water, 1995; Close to the Bone, 1996; Cutter's Run, 1998; Muscle Memory, 1999; Scar Tissue, 2000; Past Tense, 2001; (with P.R. Craig) First Light, 2001; A Fine Line, 2002. NON-FICTION: Those Hours Spent Outdoors, 1988; Opening Day and Other Neuroses, 1990; Home Water Near and Far, 1992; The Sportsman's Legacy, 1993; The Elements of Mystery Fiction, 1995; A Fly- Fishing Life, 1998; Bass Bug Fishing, 2999; Upland Days, 2000; Pocket Water, 2001. Address: 75 Antrim Rd, Hancock, NH 03449, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]