Tarl Telford (1976—) was named after a character in a science fiction novel. From his earliest age he realized that he was destined to tell stories.
He is a novelist, poet, playwright, screenwriter, and technical writer. Inspired by such authors as C.S. Lewis, Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, H.P. Lovecraft, and Louis L’Amour, at a young age he felt the call to adventure and began writing stories.
Tarl is the author of multiple screenplays, a goodly number of novels, several stage plays, a few short stories, and one really, really long poem.
He lives in Texas with his wife, two dogs, and a plethora of pencils, pens, crayons, maps, and stories.
Past Honors Received
Finalist, Design the Games of 2020, sponsored by Gamasutra.
Graduated with Honors from Minnesota School of Business, Richfield, MN, June 2009
A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeleine L'Engle
Perelandra, by C.S. Lewis
That Hideous Strength, by C.S. Lewis
Ender's Game, by Orson Scott Card
Ender's Shadow, by Orson Scott Card
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Baum
Meet the Robinsons
The Dark Crystal
Big Trouble in Little China
The Emperor's New Groove
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
The Fuller Brush Man
Charles Dana Gibson