After graduating from Marlboro College and earning a BA in
Literature and Creative Writing, she placed third in the Playboy
Fiction Contest for her story "Illustrating the Woman". Additionally, Timalyne received an Honorable Mention in the Asimov's Undergraduate Fiction Contest for "Burning in the Montage" (first published in Tomorrow SF in 1997 in the last paper issue).
Timalyne attended a Warren Wilson MFA residency the summer of 1994. And in 1995, she received the Susan Petry award and attended Clarion Writers' Workshop (West) (along with her father, Robert Frazier, and she may be the only parent and child to have attended Clarion--many years apart, however).
Timalyne lives with her husband, daughter, and 3 cats in Marlboro, Vermont.