Sample, Tim (1951 - )

Genre: General Fiction, Illustrator, Short Stories

Tim Sample was born in Fort Fairfield and raised in Boothbay Harbor, ME. He is known as a Maine humorist, illustrator and author having recorded several albums and authored/illustrated many books of Downeast humor. He has also worked as a correspondent for CBS news and as an essayist for CBS This Morning. He has homes in Portland and Washington County, ME.

Selected Bibliography

  • Hoskins's Cow by Holman Day (illustrator) (1983)
  • Aunt Shaw's Pet Jug by Holman Day (illustrator) (1983)
  • Saturday Night at Moody's Diner and Other Stories (1985)
  • How to Talk Yankee by Gerald E. Lewis (illustrator) (1986)
  • Postcards from Maine: Stories and Drawings (1988)
  • Stories Told in the Kitchen by Kendall Morse (illustrator) (1989)
  • Maine Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff with Steve Bither (2002)