Performance: Tim is a former poetry slam champion and was ranked as one of Chicago’s Top 5 Slam Poets in 2013. He has presented his poetry and storytelling all over the world to crowds of all sizes, ages, and backgrounds. He is able to tailor his show to any audience.

Workshops: Tim has a variety of writing workshops to offer. Workshops centered on poetry, storytelling, and team building that are perfect for any classroom or professional development. In addition to appearing in person, he has conducted workshops and performances via the internet in classrooms from Chicago to Venezuela.

Motivational Speaking: Through his work with Cool Speak, Tim has been able to share the stories of his struggles and successes with high school and college students across the country.To bring Tim out to speak, contact

For more information about setting up an appearance, please send any questions to